World’s oldest known fossils found in Greenland push evidence for life back by 220 million years

From ABC News in Science, 1 September 2016: The oldest fossils known to date have been discovered in 3.7 billion-year-old rocks in Greenland by an Australian-led team of researchers. The discovery of the fossilised bacterial communities, known as stromatolites, could be the first clear biological evidence of the earliest known life on Earth, according to Continue reading World’s oldest known fossils found in Greenland push evidence for life back by 220 million years