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How Could Life have Survived 'Snowball Earth'
2011-10-11 08:36:07

Global glaciation likely put a chill on life on Earth hundreds of millions of years ago, but new research indicates that simple life in the form of photosynthetic algae could have survived in a narrow body of water with characteristics similar to today's Red Sea.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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