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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/12/111222142444.htm

Evidence of the single-celled ancestors of animals, dating from the interval in Earth's history just before multicellular animals appeared, has been discovered in 570 million-year-old rocks from South China
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Life began with a planetary mega-organism – life – 25 November 2011 – New Scientist

A description of the Last Universal Common Ancestor LUCA. Prior to the use of DNA, before life created an oxygen atmosphere on earth, there was LUCA the ancestor of all living things; Eukaryotes, Archaea, and Eubacteria. this article describes what LUCA may have been like.
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