Discovery of rare fossilized algae shed light on early evolution of multicellular life. 

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The Department of Geosciences
April 8, 2021

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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