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All Life on Earth is Made up of the Same 20 Amino Acids. Scientist Now Think They Know Why

A new study has shown that the building blocks of life (amino acids) may have come together more easily than…

4 months ago

Could There Be Life in the Cloudtops of Venus?

A new study by a team of international researchers shows how microbial life could exist in Venus' cloud tops, an…

2 years ago

Scientists Find that Earth Bacteria Could Thrive on Enceladus

A recent study by a team of German scientists has demonstrated that a certain strain of Earth bacteria could survive…

2 years ago

Dragonfly Proposed to NASA as Daring New Frontiers Mission to Titan

The John Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab recently submitted a proposal to NASA for a robotic mission to Titan known…

2 years ago

Long After Humanity is Gone and the Sun Dies, the Water Bears Will be There

A new study from the University of Oxford has shown that long after humanity is gone, the tardigrade (aka. the…

2 years ago

Bound for Bennu, OSIRIS-REx Begins Trailblazing Asteroid Sampling Sortie for Life’s Origins – Sunset Launch Gallery

Ken UT 12 September 2016 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - Bound for Bennu, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx robotic explorer began a trailblazing…

3 years ago

A History Of Violence: Iron Found in Fossils Suggests Supernova Role In Mass Dying

In a study of deep ocean cores, scientists have uncovered the remains of magnetic fossils that point to a nearby…

3 years ago

Bio-Mimicry and Space Exploration

"Those who are inspired by a model other than Nature, a mistress above all masters, are laboring in vain." -Leonardo…

4 years ago