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Tag: multicellular life
Early Earth had a hazy, methane-filled atmosphere
Mar 16, 2017
New research suggests that long ago, Earth's atmosphere spent about a million years filled with a methane-rich haze.
Mutation that triggered multicellular life altered protein flexibility
Nov 17, 2016
A new study describes what a random mutation did to trigger a molecular evolution 600 million years ago.
How Did Multicellular Life Evolve?
Feb 5, 2015
Scientists are discovering ways in which single cells might have evolved traits that entrenched them into group behavior, paving the way for multicellular life.
How Did Life Become Complex, And Could It Happen Beyond Earth?
Dec 8, 2014
The evolution of multicellular life happened with a number of key transitions.