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Summary of news coverage on Dr. Elizabeth Turner's fossil fungi publication

Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth Turner for her recent publication in the Nature Journal titled "Early fungi from the Proterozoic era in Arctic Canada". 

Dr. Elizabeth Turner along with a team of paleontologist colleagues, discovered the world's oldest fungi! The research team is in the process of conducting various interviews this week to discuss their break through discovery. Local and International news outlets cover the discovery below:


"Billion-year-old fossils set back evolution of earliest fungi" - Nature International Journal of Science


"CBC's Bob McDonald interviewing Dr. Elizabeth Turner" - CBC Quirks and Quarks, Podcast Segment


"Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth" - The Guardian


"Scientists say they discovered world’s oldest fungus fossil in Canadian Arctic" - The Globe and Mail


"A Billion-Year-Old Fungus May Hold Clues to Life’s Arrival on Land" - The New York Times


"What Canada’s Rocks Can Tell Us About Extraterrestrial Life" - The Walrus, Toronto, Canada


"Billion-year-old fungi: LU scientist part of team that cracked open window on very ancient life" - Sudbury.com


"CTV News Telecast" - The interview with Dr. Turner starts at 19:20 min

Image: Field area of the Grassy Bay Formation, Shaler Supergroup, NWT, Canada, the place where the fungus fossils were discovered


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