February 26, 2021

815-million-year-old “Time Capsule” reveals atmosphere breathed by earth’s very first animals

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From IFL Science Around 600 million years ago, the planet’s multicellular lifeforms began to emerge and diversify. Known as “eukaryotes,” these initial forms would evolve into all the plants and animals we see around the world today. Although they first appeared perhaps as early as 2.7 billion years ago, this particular explosive evolutionary period irrevocably […]