Tech & Science Pink is the world's oldest color

13:51  12 july  2018
13:51  12 july  2018 Source:   theweek.com

Earth's oldest biological colour discovered in rocks beneath Sahara Desert

  Earth's oldest biological colour discovered in rocks beneath Sahara Desert The world's oldest biological pigment could help answer some major questions about how life came to be on Earth.International research led by the Australian National University (ANU) has resulted in the discovery of a 1.1-billion-year-old colour — the oldest in geological record.

Digital subscription. SUBSCRIBE. Pink is the world ' s oldest color . But a billion years ago, "the planet belonged to the bacteria," Live Science reported. Read more about this colorful discovery at Interesting Engineering.

AUSTRALIA (CBS Local) – Scientists in Australia say they’ve discovered the oldest color found in nature: bright pink . Researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) say they studied samples of rocks taken from deep beneath the Sahara desert and crushed the

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Earth may be known as the Blue Planet now, but evidence suggests that back in the day, it was probably pink.

Scientists have discovered the earliest evidence for a color appearing in nature: "bright pink pigments" that exist in an ancient kind of chlorophyll, said Dr. Nur Gueneli, a researcher with the Australian National University. Discovered inside rocks found under the Sahara Desert in West Africa, these pigments are believed to be over 1.1 billion years old, Interesting Engineeringreported.

Scientists find 'world's oldest' biological colours

  Scientists find 'world's oldest' biological colours Australian researchers have uncovered the world's oldest biological colour in the Sahara desert, in a find they said Tuesday helped explain why complex lifeforms only recently emerged on earth. The pink pigments were produced by simple microscopic organisms called cyanobacteria more than 1.1 billion years ago, some 500 million years older than previous colour pigment discoveries.That makes the samples around "fifteen times older" than the Tyrannosaurus Rex dinosaur species, according to senior Australian National University researcher Jochen Brocks.Earth itself is about 4.

The PINK planet: World ' s oldest color pigments extracted from 1.1 billion-year- old rocks deep beneath the Sahara desert. It is the oldest colour ever seen in the geological record, and was produced by organisms inhabiting an ancient ocean that has long since vanished.

Pink is the world ' s oldest color , according to researchers who found the pigments in Africa in rock estimated to be 1.1 billion year old rocks.

Pink rock salt. © iStock. Pink rock salt. While the chlorophyll we learn about in science classes today is green, this prehistoric version was used by marine bacteria that cast a "brilliant pink" color over the ocean all those years ago, Live Science explained. That hue wouldn't be overtaken by greener algae for hundreds of millions of years.

Science says the oldest colour in the world is bright pink © Buzz60 Science says the oldest colour in the world is bright pink That algae eventually turned into the basis for the wide variety of life that led to the evolution of large animals, including humans. But a billion years ago, "the planet belonged to the bacteria," Live Science reported.

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