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Sea Sponges or Algae? What Are The Earth’s Earliest Animals?

Sea Sponges or Algae? What Are The Earth’s Earliest Animals?

Sponges are the simplest of animals, and they may stand at the root of all complex animal life on Earth, including us humans. Scientists study the evolution of the earliest sponges, hundreds of millions of years ago, to learn about the conditions that led life to develop from single-celled amoeba-like…

Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica’s Snow Green

Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica’s Snow Green

As the planet warms, parts of the planet are going green”and not in the environmentally friendly way. Snow in coastal Antarctica is literally turning the colour green.