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Fossils for Earliest Life on Earth Found

The microbial fossil found in Greenland dates back an estimated 3.7 billion years.

August 31, 2016
1:03 PM EDT
Photo: Field discovery team at Isua, Greenland. Credit: Allen Nutman et al.
Photo: Scientists Allen Nutman (left) and Vickie Bennet (right) with a specimen of 3.7 billion-year-old stromatolites from Isua, Greenland. Credit: Yuri Amelin