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Astronomers searching the atmospheres of alien worlds for gases that might be produced by life can't rely on the detection of just one type, such as oxygen, ozone, or methane, because in some cases these gases can be produced non-biologically
NASA has awarded five-year grants totaling almost $40 million to five research teams to study the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe.
In a fjord in Canada scientists have found a landscape similar to one of Jupiter's icy moons: Europa. It consists of a frozen and sulphurous environment, where sulphur associated with Arctic bacteria offer clues for the upcoming missions in the search for traces of life on Europa.
WOBURN, Mass., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AvantraÂ® Biosciences, a leading innovator in protein diagnostics, announces that it has reduced assay run time by more than 70% on the Avantra Biomarker System.
WOBURN, Mass., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AvantraÂ® Biosciences, a leading innovator in protein diagnostics, announces a Rapid Assay Prototyping Service.
Biologists have been unable to agree on a definition of the complex phenomenon known as "life."
Data from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) suggest the discovery of ancient springs in the Vernal Crater, sites where life forms may have evolved on Mars.
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Feb.
Hunting for traces of life on Mars calls for two radically different strategies. Of the two, we can most easily look for evidence for past life, preserved as fossil "biosignatures" in old rocks.
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