Fossils From 1.6 Billion Years Ago May Be Oldest-known Plants 1 234 567

Fossils From 1.6 Billion Years Ago May Be Oldest-known Plants

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Fossils unearthed in India that are 1.6 billion years old and look like red algae may represent the earliest-known plants, a discovery that could force scientists to reassess the timing of when major lineages in the tree of life first appeared on Earth.

Researchers on Tuesday described the tiny, multi-cellular fossils as two types of red algae, one thread-like and the other bulbous, that lived in a shallow marine environment alongside mats of bacteria. Until now, the oldest-known plants...

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