World's oldest #fossil 😮 #australia

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Scientists have revealed what they believe to be the oldest fossil ever discovered – belonging to foul-smelling, single-celled microbes that lived 3.5 billion years ago, and is a likely distant ancestor of human beings.

The minuscule remains were found inside a lump of sandstone rock in Western Australia by scientists from OId Dominium University in the US and are thought to be 300 million years older than the previous oldest example of life on Earth.

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/35-billion-year-old-horribly-smelly-fossil-found-in-australia-is-oldest-ever-complete-example-of-8940031.html