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Scientists shine a light on an ancient organism that died 4b years ago

Was the Last Universal Common Ancestor the first life on Earth, or just the luckiest?


IT was Charles Darwin who first guessed at the mysterious creature that gave rise to all life as we know it.

"Probably all the organic beings which have ever lived on this Earth have descended from some primordial form, into which life was first breathed," he wrote in On...

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