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Evidence of life in Earth's oldest rocks

Nature volume 537, pages 500501 (22 September 2016) | Download Citation


When did life first arise on Earth? Analysis of ancient rocks in Greenland that contain structures interpreted as bacterial in origin suggest that Earth might have been an abode for life much earlier than previously thought. See Letter p.535

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  1. Abigail C. Allwood is at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91109, USA.

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