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BBC News – ‘Cookie-shaped’ fossils point to multicellular life

Posted: 03 Jul 2010 09:11 PM PDT

“Relics of some of the first stirrings of modern life may have been uncovered. Scientists report in the journal Nature the discovery of centimetre-sized fossils they suggest are the earliest known examples of multicellular life. The specimens, from Gabon, are 2.1 billion years old – 200 million years older than for any previous claim.”


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