A microscopic image of geyserite textures from the ancient Dresser Formation shows surface hot spring deposits from 3.5 billion years ago. | University of New South Wales
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Fossil Find Could Rewrite the Record of Life on Earth

Researchers have found 3.5 billion-year-old fossilized microbial deposits in Western Australia, which could provide clues on the emergence of life on Earth — and other planets. 

Published On 05/10/2017
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The Dresser Formation in western Australia. | University of New South Wales