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Oldest fossils on Earth discovered in 3.7 billion-year-old Greenland rock

Oldest fossils on Earth discovered in 3.7 billion-year-old Greenland rock

CNN - By Sophie Eastaugh, for CNN

(CNN) — Scientists have discovered in Greenland the oldest physical evidence of life on earth -- fossils that date back 3.7 billion years. If confirmed, the fossils are 220 million years older than any previously found, providing tangible evidence of ancient living organisms that offer potential …

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