Life in Earth’s primordial sea was starved for sulfate

7 noviembre 2014

Earth’s ancient oceans held much lower concentrations of sulfate — a key biological nutrient — than previously recognized, according to new research. The findings paint a new portrait of our planet’s early biosphere and primitive marine life. Organisms require sulfur as a nutrient, and it plays a central role in regulating atmospheric chemistry and global climate.
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