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Planet's Oldest Fossils Found in Australia


Science & Tech  (tags: earth, life, origin, fossils, oldest, australia )

Johan
- 597 days ago - smh.com.au
Scientists analysing Australian rocks have discovered traces of bacteria that lived a record-breaking 3.49 billion years ago, a mere billion years after Earth formed.



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Roger Garin-michaud (61)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 3:47 pm
noted, thanks !
 

VinnieSick m. (330)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 3:11 pm
Noted Johan, and interesting article. New Years' Day I spent watching the television just like the night before. lol.. Anyway Nat Geo Channel had a two hour special about Evacuating Earth after the Sun decides to burn us out. Of course they built a Rocket ship to carry young child bearing women and animals and scientist, engineers and I said to my dog Dottie, "What about Bacteria?". I knew we'd need Earthworms to cultivate the dirt we take to grow veggies and fruits. Then they said, "We'll also have to take bacterias with us to help us fight off infections that we're used to. So you're Spot on"!!
 

Bruno Moreira (61)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 3:57 pm
cool
 

Kay M. (351)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 6:33 pm
cool.
 

Quanta Kiran (65)
Wednesday January 2, 2013, 10:41 pm
Noted
 
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