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Fossils may be earliest known multicellular life: study

Fossils accidentally discovered in South Africa are probably the oldest fungi ever found by a margin of 1.2 billion years, rewriting the evolutionary story of these organisms which are neither flora nor fauna, researchers said Monday. An X-ray of a fossilised gas bubble containing 2.4- billion-year-old creatures [Credit: AFP/Stefan Bengtson]If verified as both fungal and Multicellular, the 2.4 billion-year-old microscopic creatures --...

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