BBC "Science in Action" Roland Pease interviews graduate student Katie Maloney (University of Toronto) about her discovery of multicellular macrofossils of algae that lived in the shallows of an ocean about 950 million years ago. Her and field team, including graduate student Jack Murphy (Princeton), found the macrofossils in the Wernecke mountains of Yukon, Canada.
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Rare fossilized algae, discovered unexpectedly, fill in evolutionary gaps
New multicellular marine macroalgae from the early Tonian of northwestern Canada