Scientists find the oldest fossil of a multicellular animal and solve a 350 year old puzzle in the growth of both animals and plants alike

Meet Bicellum brasieri, a tiny, spherical animal measuring barely a thousandth of an inch discovered in the highlands of Scotland.  Bicellum lived a billion years ago, yet remains a critical precursor for all animal life still to come, including ourselves.  Fast forward a billion years, and scientists have also discovered the rules that govern the… Continue reading Scientists find the oldest fossil of a multicellular animal and solve a 350 year old puzzle in the growth of both animals and plants alike