Fossils discovered in Greenland may be oldest signs of life on Earth at 3.7 billion years old — National Post – Top Stories

Scientists probing a newly exposed, formerly snow-covered outcropping in Greenland claim they have discovered the oldest fossils ever seen, the remnants of microbial mats that lived 3.7 billion years ago. It’s a stunning announcement in a scientific field that is always contentious. But if confirmed, this would push the established fossil record more than 200…

via Fossils discovered in Greenland may be oldest signs of life on Earth at 3.7 billion years old — National Post – Top Stories

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