Early Life on Earth

Early Life on Earth

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That Time Oxygen Almost Killed Everything

What if we told you that there was a time when oxygen almost wiped out all life on Earth?

That Time Oxygen Almost Killed Everything

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When The Earth Was Purple

But imagine a time when the Earth looked a little … purple.

When The Earth Was Purple

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The Search for the Earliest Life

Even in a hellish environment, life found a way.

The Search for the Earliest Life

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How Two Microbes Changed History

More than two billion years ago, a tiny living thing started to live inside another thing.

How Two Microbes Changed History

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How Sex Became A Thing

Follow the early history of how (and why) sex became a thing.

How Sex Became A Thing

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The Other Explosion You Should Know About

The Sudden burst of diversity that marked the dawn of truly complex life on our planet.

The Other Explosion You Should Know About

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What Was the Ancestor of Everything?

The search for our origins go back to a single common ancestor.

What Was the Ancestor of Everything?

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Where Did Viruses Come From?

Where did viruses come from and how did they evolve? Are viruses alive?

Where Did Viruses Come From?