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Alex Liu - publication of his discovery of trace fossils in the Mistaken Point Formation

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Alex Liu, has hit the headlines this week with the publication of his discovery of trace fossils in the Mistaken Point Formation at Mistaken Point itself.

Liu, A.G., McIlroy, D., & Brasier M.D. 2010 First evidence for locomotion in the Ediacara biota from the 565Ma Mistaken Point Formation Newfoundland. Geology, 38, 123-126. 

The story has been widely covered in the media including New Scientist http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn18479-found-the-first-ever-animal-trails.html, and the forthcoming issue of Nature as a Research Highlight.