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Fossils on the Edge of Forever

Astrobiologists have not yet found alien life on other planets. But the fossil record has evidence of aliens of another sort: the Ediacarans that lived on Earth millions of years ago.

Dec 14, 2009 4.9 / 5 (12) 0

How Volvox got its groove

Some algae have been hanging together rather than going it alone much longer than previously thought, according to new research.

Feb 19, 2009 4.3 / 5 (6) 10

Signs point to sponges as earliest animal life

(PhysOrg.com) -- Even Charles Darwin was puzzled by the apparently sudden appearance in the fossil record of a great variety of multicellular creatures — a rapid blossoming known as the Cambrian explosion. ...

Feb 04, 2009 4.3 / 5 (11) 20