Earth's oldest rocks reveal life may have thrived on planet 3.2bln years ago , AniNews.in

February 17, 2015 6:47 AM

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Earth's oldest rocks reveal life may have thrived on planet 3.2bln years ago , AniNews.in

Washington, Feb. 17 (ANI): A new research looking at some of the planet's oldest rocks has revealed that life may have thrived on planet 3.2 billion years ago.

The ability to use atmospheric nitrogen to support more widespread life was thought to have appeared roughly 2 billion years ago. Now research from the University of Washington looking at some of the ancient rocks finds evidence that, 3.2 billion years ago, life was already pulling nitrogen out of t...

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