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Near-optimal Genetic Code Model Created By Researchers
2013-08-29 04:15:01

By creating a model of genetic code evolution, researchers have discovered new information about how RNA signaling could have developed into the “near-optimal” modern genetic code.

Origins Of Life On Earth May Help Hunt For Life On Other Planets
2013-07-31 10:19:02

Tracing the origins of life isn't only central to understanding our own history, it can also be important for discovering life on other planets.

Martian Meteorite Has Building Block Of Life
2013-06-12 11:41:42

A Martian meteorite discovered in Antarctica was found to contain some of the early building blocks of life.

Comets Brought Organic Ingredients For Life
2013-06-06 08:23:25

Billions of years ago icy comets crashed into the Earth, and they could have produced life-providing organic compounds, including the building blocks of proteins and nucleobase pairs of DNA and RNA.

Meteorites Brought Phosphorus Life To Earth
2013-06-05 12:53:49

New research has determined that meteorites that impacted Earth some 3.5 billion years ago could have helped kick start life on this planet.

Billion Year-Old Water Found On Earth May Hold Key To Finding Life On Mars
2013-05-16 10:31:00

How did life begin? This question has been the focus of intense research for centuries, and while we have made significant strides, the answer still eludes us.

2013-04-08 12:13:20

A structural biologist at the Florida State University College of Medicine has made discoveries that could lead scientists a step closer to understanding how life first emerged on Earth billions of years ago.

Primitive Batteries Helped Power Primordial Soup
2013-04-05 06:08:03

A research team at the University of Leeds may have solved the question of how objects from space could have kindled life on Earth.

Space Algae Claims Scoffed By Science Community
2013-03-12 10:23:24

Instead of being hailed as the definitive proof of extraterrestrial space algae, a new report from the Journal of Cosmology claiming drawing howls and catcalls from around the scientific community.

Working At Extreme Edge Of Cosmic Ice
2013-03-05 07:45:55

Behind locked doors, in a lab built like a bomb shelter, Perry Gerakines makes something ordinary yet truly alien: ice.


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