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Ancient rocks provide clues to Earth's early history


February 25, 2019

A research team led by scientists at Arizona State University has provided compelling evidence for significant ocean oxygenation before the Great Oxidation Event, on a larger scale and to greater depths than previously recognized. Full Story

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