Scientists have discovered what could be the oldest remnants of life on Earth. These tiny "microfossils" might be as old as 3.77 to 4.28 billion years. If so, the rock samples, found in Canada,…
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Researchers are searching for the Last Universal Common Ancestor, or the being from which all others descended. They have identified 355 genes that were likely present in this creature. The…
While many consider Africa to be the "cradle of humanity," there’s some evidence to suggest that humanity first evolved in Asia. China has recently increased its efforts to discover the…
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Research into the origin of life. Learn how certain small molecule interactions may have been responsible for the life itself. You will find scientific theories and findings here.
Video: Pygmy Mammoth – Special Islands
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Learn about evolution, which allows species to change over time, and how “islands” help species evolve.