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Fossil found in Scottish Highlands could be ‘missing link’ in early animal evolution, say scientists

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Scientists have unearthed a billion-year-old fossil in the Scottish Highlands which suggests multicellular lifeforms evolved nearly 400 million years before the biological trait emerged in the first animals.

According to the study, published in Current Biology, the microfossil could be the “missing link” in the

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