Archive for December 24th, 2011

600-Million-Year-Old Microscopic Fossils Upend Evolution Theory

A remarkable new fossil discovery of amoeba-like micro-organisms that lived 570 million years ago could make scientists rethink some widely-accepted theories about how complex life on Earth first evolved from a single-celled universal common ancestor. An international team of researchers analyzed the rock-encased fossils in precise computer models created from high high-energy X-rays generated using...
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