26 Jul '16, 11am

Scientists discover traces of air breathed by Earths very first animals

Scientists discover traces of air breathed by Earths very first animals

Many studies had pegged the first breathable atmosphere occurring much later, yet the discovery sets the date of the first possible animals breathing Earth’s air back much further. Professor John Parnell of the university said, “What is especially significant in this study is that we actually discovered a real atmosphere sample, where previous estimates have been made using indirect modeling methods.” The finding was made possible through a collaboration between the US, Canada, France, UK, Australia, and China.

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