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Evolution

Researchers May Have Found the Missing Piece of Evidence that Explains the Origins of Life

A team of researchers have shown how the basic building blocks of life could have arose on a primordial Earth,…

5 months ago

Language in the Cosmos I: Is Universal Grammar Really Universal?

Is there any way we can hope to communicate with aliens? Will they have a concept of language as we…

2 years ago

Cooking Up Life in the Cosmic Kitchen

A recent discovery points to the role of stars in building more complex biological molecules instead of tearing them apart…

3 years ago

Mars Loses an Ocean But Gains the Potential for Life

It's hard to believe it now looking at Mars' dusty, dessicated landscape that it once possessed a vast ocean. A…

5 years ago

Defining Life II: Metabolism and Evolution as clues to Extraterrestrial Life

In the movie "Avatar", we could tell at a glance that the alien moon Pandora was teeming with alien life.…

5 years ago

What Does It Mean To Be ‘Star Stuff’?

At one time or another, all science enthusiasts have heard the late Carl Sagan's infamous words: "We are made of…

5 years ago

Gamma Ray Bursts Limit The Habitability of Certain Galaxies, Says Study

Gamma ray bursts (GRBs) are some of the brightest, most dramatic events in the Universe. These cosmic tempests are characterized…

5 years ago

New Analysis Sets a Space & Time Zone for Complex Life

If too close to an environment harboring complex life, a gamma ray burst could spell doom for that life. But…

5 years ago

The Origins of Life Could Indeed Be “Interstellar”

Some of science's most pressing questions involve the origins of life on Earth. How did the first lifeforms emerge from…

5 years ago