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Message 25 of 70 (790565)
08-31-2016 11:23 PM

3.7-billion-year-old fossils may be the oldest signs of life on Earth
3.7-billion-year-old fossils may be the oldest signs of life on Earth
Scientists probing a newly exposed, formerly snow-covered outcropping in Greenland claim they have discovered the oldest fossils ever seen, the remnants of microbial mats that lived 3.7 billion years ago.
Of course, creationists--without a shred of evidence--will claim the dating is wrong, its based on assumptions, or "were you there?"
They must dread reading the news in the morning, as more and more each day the evidence contradicts their dogma and scripture.

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