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Earth Evolution

Bacteria Evolved to Save the Planet. Can We?

David Waltham | Posted 11.26.2014 | World
David Waltham

After millions of years of gloriously successful life on Earth, a dangerous new organism arose and spread rapidly across the planet. With unprecedented efficiency, this revolutionary life form pumped noxious fumes into the air, destroyed ecosystems, and exterminated a substantial fraction of its fellow species. And the gasses it added to the atmosphere drastically altered global temperatures so that, between habitat destruction and climate change, the world was changed forever.

Evolution

Mario Livio | Posted 06.11.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

One of the most remarkable things that modern science has taught us is that spanning a vast range of phenomena, evolution appears to be the norm.