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Solar Wind Creates Water in Star Dust
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Earth, life, nasa, news, science, solar wind, Sun, University of Hawaii, world )

- 1603 days ago -
Solar wind -- the constant flow of charged particles from the Sun -- can form water on interplanetary dust, adding to the primordial soup that gave rise to life on Earth, report researchers. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Physicist Says He's Solved the Big Mystery -- How Life Came From Matter -- and He May Be Right
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, physicist, Jeremy England, life, science, research, world )

- 1609 days ago -
Jeremy England, an assistant professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, said he's developed a mathematical formula to explain his theory that matter necessarily acquires the key attributes for life if placed under certain conditions.
NASA: Ancient Martian Lake May Have Supported Life
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, NewTechnology, research, nasa, space, study, life, mars, ancient lake, freshwater, interesting )

- 1653 days ago -
NASA's Curiosity rover has uncovered signs of an ancient freshwater lake on Mars that may have teemed with tiny organisms for tens of millions of years, far longer than scientists had imagined, new research suggests.
Buzzkill Study: There's No Life on Mars - Short Video
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, habitat, humans, life, mars, nasa, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology )

- 1732 days ago -
Scientists just went and ruined something else: Mars Rover has been cruising around the red planet for a year now, sniffing the air for methane and it's found not a trace. And since methane is a byproduct of, well, life, that's bad news for anyone still w
Ingredient for Life More Plentiful on Ancient Mars Than Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, biology, life )

- 1751 days ago -
A key chemical ingredient for life may have been more abundant on early Mars than on early Earth, researchers say. The nutrient in question, phosphate, serves as the backbone of DNA and is also an essential part of the molecules cells use for energy...
Dinosaur-Killing Comet Didn't Wipe Out Freshwater Species
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, research, scientists, study, cosmic impact, life, sea, survival )

- 1788 days ago -
The cosmic impact that ended the age of dinosaurs killed many living creatures on land and in the sea, but scientists have found, puzzlingly, that life in freshwater largely escaped this fate.
'Water-Trapped' Worlds: Life Around a Cool Star
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, nasa, space, technology, concept, astronomy, life, earth-like planets, universe )

- 1788 days ago -
A new study takes a deeper look into the fate of life-permitting water on Earth-like planets around red dwarf stars, the most common stars in the universe.
Planet's Oldest Fossils Found in Australia
Science & Tech  (tags: earth, life, origin, fossils, oldest, australia )

- 1994 days ago -
Scientists analysing Australian rocks have discovered traces of bacteria that lived a record-breaking 3.49 billion years ago, a mere billion years after Earth formed.
Exoplanet Catalog Reveals 7 Possibly Habitable Worlds
Science & Tech  (tags: Arecibo's Planetary Habitability Laborat, astronomy, discovery, exo-planets, interesting, life, news, science, space )

- 2017 days ago -
A new catalog lists all the known planets in the galaxy that could potentially be habitable to life: seven so far, with many more to come, according to Arecibo's Planetary Habitability Laboratory. Logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Study of Giant Viruses Shakes Up Tree of Life
Science & Tech  (tags: analysis, Biology, dimension, evidence, evolution, Institute, life, science, University of Illinois crop sciences, Institute for Genomic Biology, , BMC Evolutionary Biology )

- 2103 days ago -
A new study of giant viruses supports the idea that viruses are ancient living organisms and not inanimate molecular remnants run amok, as some scientists have argued.
Genetic Modification Gone Wild: 10 Signs That Our World May Be Destined To Resemble A Really Bad Science Fiction Movie
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, genetic engineering, hybrids, life, world, society )

- 2548 days ago -
Did you know that today scientists are actually producing mice that tweet like birds, cats that glow in the dark, "monster salmon", cow/human hybrids, pig/human hybrids and even mouse/human hybrids? The very definition of life on earth is changing right
Arsenic Life: Fact or Fiction?
Science & Tech  (tags: Arsenic Life, Life, Science )

- 2576 days ago -
The paper's pre-publication in December led to such howls of protest that the esteemed Science magazine on Friday posted eight critical assessments of the research, along with Wolfe-Simon's response, on its website. All will be published in this week's ..
First Habitable Exoplanet? Climate Simulation Reveals New Candidate That Could Support Earth-Like Life
Science & Tech  (tags: Habitable Exoplanet, Space, Earth, Life, Galaxy )

- 2591 days ago -
The planetary system around the red dwarf Gliese 581, one of the closest stars to the Sun in the galaxy, has been the subject of several studies aiming to detect the first potentially habitable exoplanet. Two candidates have already been discarded........
Loch Fossils Show Life Harnessed Sun and Sex Early on
Science & Tech  (tags: Loch Fossils, Life, origin of life, science )

- 2624 days ago -
A team of scientists from the University of Sheffield, the University of Oxford and Boston College, who are exploring rocks around Loch Torridon, have discovered the remarkably preserved remains of organisms that once lived on the bottom of ancient lake..
'Fly Tree of Life' Mapped, Adds Big Branch of Evolutionary Knowledge
Science & Tech  (tags: Life, Evolution, Knowledge, flies )

- 2654 days ago -
Calling it the "new periodic table for flies," researchers at North Carolina State University and collaborators around the globe have mapped the evolutionary history of flies, providing a framework for further comparative studies on the insects that .....

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