Fossils of multicellular organisms 600 million years old unearthed

September 26, 2014 7:39 AM

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Fossils of multicellular organisms 600 million years old unearthed

Fossils found in southern China known as the Ediacaran Doushantuo Formation are at the centre of attraction. Since it being discovered the mysterious ball-shaped fossils has been at the centre of scientific research.

After initial study it was established that the fossils’ history goes back to 600 million years ago. On further research it was found that the fossils are not ancestors of any animal alive today. This fact has been confirmed by a write-up published in the journal Nature this week. Authors, who were ...

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