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Classic Groundbreaking Experiment On Early Earth Peptides Replicated
2014-06-26 08:11:39

In a tribute to his old mentor and colleague, a marine chemistry professor at the University of California, San Diego was able to successfully replicate a mysterious and groundbreaking experiment by the “Father of Pre-biotic Chemistry.”

Search For Life On Mars Heats Up With Focus On High-tech Instruments
2011-08-31 07:38:46

Scientists are expressing confidence that questions about life on Mars, which have captured human imagination for centuries, finally may be answered, thanks in part to new life-detection tools up to 1,000 times more sensitive than previous instruments.

2011-03-23 15:10:00

GREENBELT, Md., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The origin of life may have been smelly, according to a recent, NASA-funded analysis of residue from a variant of classic experiments performed by Dr.

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2011-03-22 08:59:44

'Lost' samples from famous origin of life researcher could send the search for Earth's first life in a new direction.

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2008-10-17 13:30:00

The recent discovery of ageing vials of chemicals in a California lab contain surviving samples from the legendary experiments performed by chemist Stanley Miller in the 1950s.

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2007-02-06 08:15:00

The European Space Agency (ESA), with its ExoMars mission, will deliver the first comprehensive life-detection science package since Viking to the martian surface.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.