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It’s a real-life version of one of the most feared monsters in horror fiction... only smaller. A lot smaller. On Wednesday
It's believed to have been laying there for at least 66 million years.
Jamie Hiscock of East Sussex, England has a knack for spotting incredibly preserved remnants of life.
The discovery of the 3.7 billion-year-old fossil pushes back earliest life on Earth by 220 million years, raising chances that Mars once had life, when both planets were similar.
Archaeologists in Taiwan have found a 4,800-year-old human fossil of a mother holding an infant child in her arms, museum