Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.
~ Oscar Wilde (October 16, 1854 - November 30, 1900)
This procedure drastically reduced the 'noise' in the data, making it possible to identify as yet unknown details of early evolution. For example, we now know that the first bacterium was probably a type called gram-positive and likely lived at high temperatures - suggesting that all life arose in hot environments.