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New Evidence Suggests Earthlings Started Life As Martians
2013-08-29 07:02:33

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have long posited life on Earth may have started somewhere else in the universe, many pointing to the Red Planet. Now, new evidence is emerging that may hold some truth to that long-debated theory. Professor Steven Benner, from the Westheimer Institute for Science and Technology, gave a speech today at the Goldschmidt 2013 conference in Florence, Italy describing how life on Earth may have kickstarted on Mars. Benner...

2009-03-23 13:56:31

In a dramatic rewrite of the recipe for life, scientists from Florida today described the design of a new type of DNA with 12 chemical letters instead of the usual four. Presented here at the 237th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), this artificial genetic system already is helping to usher in the era of personalized medicine for millions of patients with HIV, hepatitis and other diseases. The research may also shed light on how life arose on Earth, by producing a...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.