Earth might not have been the best place to set up home during the Archaean era but life nevertheless managed to establish a foothold in the form of single-celled microbes that thrived in its iron-rich and oxygen-free ancient oceans. Although much of this period remains a mystery, micro-organisms residing in the still cool depths of Canada’s Boreal Shield lakes could shed light on our early origin story that began more than 2.5 billion years ago.
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