Complex Animals Led to More Oxygen, Says Maverick Theory

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine Approximately 540 million years ago, life rapidly diversified in an evolutionary burst — a biological “Big Bang” that … Continue reading Complex Animals Led to More Oxygen, Says Maverick Theory

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Oxygen and Stem Cells May Have Reshaped Early Complex Animals

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine When Emma Hammarlund of Lund University in Sweden first reached out to her colleague Sven Påhlman for help … Continue reading Oxygen and Stem Cells May Have Reshaped Early Complex Animals

Humans Really Are Made of Stardust, and a New Study Proves It

An artist’s view of our Milky Way. A new study has mapped the abundance of elements found in the human body, the building blocks of life, in the stars of … Continue reading Humans Really Are Made of Stardust, and a New Study Proves It

Fossil fuel formation: Key to atmosphere’s oxygen?

This black shale, formed 450 million years ago, contains fossils of trilobites and other organic material that helped support increases in oxygen in the atmosphere. Credit: University of Wisconsin-Madison For … Continue reading Fossil fuel formation: Key to atmosphere’s oxygen?