How life shaped Earth

Current Biology 25(19):R847 (2015)

Earth is much more complex than all the other solar system objects that we know. Thanks to its rich and diverse geology, our planet can offer habitats to a wide range of living species. Emerging insights suggest that this is not just a happy coincidence, but that life itself has in many ways helped to shape the planet. Michael Gross reports.

DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.09.011