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This Artificial Leaf Turns Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel

Researchers from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, have developed an "artificial leaf" that has the potential to turn carbon emissions…

3 months ago

To Find Evidence of Life on Exoplanets, Scientists Should Search for “Purple Earths”

Finding potentially habitable planets beyond our Solar System is no easy task. While the number of confirmed extra-solar planets has…

1 year 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…

2 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…

2 years ago

“Carbon Copy” Spacecraft Ready to Track Global Carbon Dioxide

On February 24, 2009, the launch of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) mission — designed to study the global fate…

6 years ago

Red Suns and Black Trees: Shedding a New Light on Alien Plants

  [/caption] The grass may definitely not be greener on some alien worlds, suggests a new study from the UK.…

9 years ago