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17 million year-old sperm — the world’s oldest — found in Australia

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 7:39 EDT
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World’s oldest sperm found in Australia (via AFP)

The world’s oldest and best-preserved sperm, dating back 17 million years, has been unearthed in Australia, scientists said Wednesday. The sperm from an ancient species of tiny shrimp was discovered at the Riversleigh World Heritage Fossil Site, an…



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