Professor Don Canfield and colleagues from Nordic Center for Earth Evolution (NordCEE) publish in Nature

Don Canfield, Stefan Bengtson and Emma Hammarlund published in Nature together with French researchers on July 1, 2010. The article displays the recent discovery of centimeter-sized fossils from black shales in Gabon. These fossils reveal that large organisms growing in a coordinated manner (a prerequisite for multicellularity) go back to at least 2.1 billion years ago, almost to the beginning of the Proterozoic Eon.

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