Scientists discover earliest signs of life on earth in pilbara shark
Researchers say they have discovered a fossil with t바카라 스토리he oldest known record of life on Earth.
Fossils dating to around 2.7bn years ago are the oldest known direct evidence of life.
They were discovered in the fossil-rich Pilbara Sea in western Australia, a region scientists call the “Arctic forts”.
The fossils, known as Limuris limueri, are the oldest known direct evidence of any life anywhere in the universe.
Scientists at the University of New South Wales and the Chinese Academy of Sc화천안마iences are calling them “the very first unambiguous signs of life”.
“The discovery of Limuris limueri suggests that early Earth may have had a robust community of life, perhaps capable of producing the first biochemical products needed for its survival,” they said in a statement.
“For a period after the appearance of life on Earth the period may have provided an ecological setting for the earliest species of life to evolve.”
The scientists say their study provides “a valuable new resource” for studying the early stages of the Earth’s planetary climate history.
They said evidence such as fossils had long supported the idea that the early Earth was much colder than scientists believed.
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