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Micro-organisms travelling from Earth to Mars could colonize Red Planet

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 11:46

Scientists are concerned about invaders to Mars in the form of micro-organisms from Earth.

Scientists vexed in probe of North American starfish deaths

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 10:17

Scientists are struggling to find the cause of a disease that is killing off numerous species of starfish on both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of North America, dispatching the five-armed creatures in a particularly gruesome way.

Single currency notes infested with over 3,000 types of bacteria

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 22:08

Researchers at New York University`s Dirty Money Project found that currency is a medium of exchange for hundreds of different kinds of bacteria, as bank notes are passed on from hand to hand.

Antarctic marine life at risk due to rapidly changing climatic conditions

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 16:06

Experts have warned that keystone Antarctic species, the shrimp-like krill and other countless micro-organisms, are on the brink of extinction because of the environmental changes.

Mars could have once supported life: NASA

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 08:58

An analysis of rock samples collected by the Curiosity rover indicates that Mars could have supported living microbes, the American space agency NASA has said.

Mars may have been inhabited by microorganisms: Study

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 13:12

All the ingredients that support life were present just below the surface of Mars for much of the red planet`s history, a new study has claimed.

Warmer soils release additional CO2 into atmosphere

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 11:17

In a new study, researchers have found that warmer temperatures due to climate change could cause soils to release additional carbon into the atmosphere, thereby enhancing climate change.

Dead Sea is not quite dead yet: Scientists

Last Updated: Sunday, October 02, 2011, 14:57

The `Dead Sea` is not quite dead yet, as freshwater springs are still feeding the drying water body.