Fossilized Lipids Confirm <em>Dickinsonia</em> as One of the Earliest Animals
Fossilized Lipids Confirm Dickinsonia as One of the Earliest Animals
An analysis of organic material from 500-million-year-old fossils upholds the theory that the mysterious creatures were early forms of animal life.
Fossilized Lipids Confirm Dickinsonia as One of the Earliest Animals
Fossilized Lipids Confirm Dickinsonia as One of the Earliest Animals

An analysis of organic material from 500-million-year-old fossils upholds the theory that the mysterious creatures were early forms of animal life.

An analysis of organic material from 500-million-year-old fossils upholds the theory that the mysterious creatures were early forms of animal life.

transcription factors, ecology, evolution, microbiology
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