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Oldest Evidence of Life on Land Found in 3.48 Billion-Year-Old Australian Rocks

TEHRAN (FNA)- Fossils discovered in ancient hot spring deposits in the Pilbara have pushed back by 580 million years the earliest known evidence for microbial life on land. Previously, the world’s oldest evidence for microbial life on land came from 2.7- 2.9 billion-year-old deposits in South Africa containing organic matter-rich ancient soils. “Our exciting findings don’t…