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The Early Earth was Really Horrible for Life

Earth has had a long and complex history since its formation roughly 4.5 billion years ago. Initially, it was a…

4 months ago

Bacteria Could Make Rocket Fuel on Mars

There are many types of rocket fuel.  Some are more useful on a particular planet.  And some can be created…

7 months ago

When Did Photosynthesis Begin?

Sometime around 2.4 billion years ago, a nascent planet Earth underwent one of the most dramatic changes in its history.…

8 months ago

Animals Could Have Been Around Hundreds of Millions of Years Earlier Than Previously Believed

According to new Earth sciences research, the oldest fossilized remains of animal life may have been found in the Canadian…

9 months ago

Could Cyanobacteria Help to Terraform Mars?

A team of international scientists recently conducted a study that indicates that cyanobacteria can conduct photosynthesis in low-light conditions, which…

4 years ago

About 2.3 Billion Years Ago, a Firehose of Oxygen was Released Into the Atmosphere

According to a new study by an international team of scientists, oxygen was introduced rather rapidly to Earth's atmosphere over…

4 years ago