Organic Molecules Survive for 350 Million Years?

Breaking news in the science of paleontology!  Organic (living) molecules have been found in several fossilized species of marine sea lilies (Figure 1).  The fossilized crinoids (sea lilies) are found throughout the U.S. Midwest sedimentary rock but the current discovery was found in Australia (Fig. 2).  The surprise to the discoverers was that these fossils […]

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