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Biochemistry Lab Manager Janet Hope from the ANU Research School of Earth Sciences holds a vial of pink colored porphyrins representing the oldest intact pigments in the world. Image credit: ANU

Scientists discovered the world’s oldest colors

Researchers from ANU and abroad have found the most seasoned colors in the geological record, 1.1 billion-year-old brilliant pink shades extricated from rocks deep...