Featured Story :: August 21, 2014

Living History: Meet One of Earth’s Oldest Residents

By Jamie Van Bergen  A billion years ago, the Earth was an exceptionally unpleasant place. Temperatures were unbearable and the air was unbreathable, with carbon dioxide comprising about one-third of the atmosphere. Then a tiny new life form entered the picture and changed everything. Known as microalgae, these single-celled organisms evolved from the primordial soup, […]