Two billion-year old fossils reveal earliest evidence of living locomotion

For most of the time Earth has been inhabited, life took the form of single-celled organisms that just sat there in lumps, or floated around on water currents. But now fossils found in the African country of Gabon have turned up the earliest evidence of life showing some initiative and moving around of its own accord. It now seems that life was mobile some 1.5 billion years earlier than previously thought... Continue Reading Two billion-year old fossils reveal earliest evidence of living locomotion Category: Science Tags: Cardiff University Evolution Fossils Life

Two billion-year old fossils reveal earliest evidence of living locomotion

For most of the time Earth has been inhabited, life took the form of single-celled organisms that just sat there in lumps, or floated around on water currents. But now fossils found in ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Gizmag

Macaque fossils discovered at the bottom of the North Sea

Together with two colleagues from the Netherlands, Senckenberg scientist Ralf-Dietrich Kahlke examined the teeth of several macaques from the bottom of the North Sea. They constitute the first ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Phys.org

New technique pinpoints milestones in the evolution of bacteria

Bacteria have evolved all manner of adaptations to live in every habitat on Earth. But unlike plants and animals, which can be preserved as fossils, bacteria have left behind little physical ...

Thu 7 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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The ancestor of all creatures on Earth lived a lukewarm lifestyle

We thought that the Last Universal Common Ancestor of all living things was adapted to live in scorching heat, but a new study suggests it was missing a key gene

Tue 5 Feb 19 from Newscientist

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