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Study Reveals True Origin of Oldest Evidence of Animals – HeritageDaily

Two teams of scientists have resolved a longstanding controversy surrounding the origins of complex life on Earth. – HeritageDaily – Archaeology News

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Two teams of scientists have resolved a longstanding controversy surrounding the origins of complex life on Earth.
The joint studies found molecular fossils extracted from 635-million-year-old rocks aren’t the earliest evidence of animals, but instead common algae.
The researchers from The Australian National University (ANU), Max Planck Institute and Caltech say the finding has big implications for our understanding of evolution.
“It brings the oldest evidence for animals nearly 100 million years…

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