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A new analysis of Hadean mineralogy challenges the assumption that the mineral species found on Earth today are much the same as they were during Earth`s first 550 million years.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 15:36
Clay might have given birth to complex biochemicals that make life possible, a new study ash suggested.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 03, 2013, 15:41
Indian-origin paleontologist, Dr. Sankar Chatterjee, believes that he has found the answer to the question about how life on Earth began more than 3.8 billion years ago.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 11:54
A unique theory that talks about how life started on Earth has the potential to reveal clues about where else it might have arisen in the universe.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 13:50
Chemical components that are crucial to the start of life on Earth may have primed and protected each other in never-before-realized ways, a new study has suggested.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 11:14
Researchers from the University of Hawaii at Manoa NASA Astrobiology Institute (UHNAI) have discovered high concentrations of boron in a Martian meteorite.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 15:29
Scientists believe life on Earth may have originated not in warm tropical seas, but with weird tubes of ice - called `brinicles` or ` sea stalactites` - that grow downward into cold seawater near the Earth`s poles.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 11:42
A new experiment simulating conditions in deep space has suggested that the complex building blocks of life on Earth could have been created on icy interplanetary dust.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 18:55
Scientists in Kolkata plan to buy fragments of the meteorite that rained in on parts of Russia on February 15 to investigate the mysteries of the "origin of life".
Last Updated: Friday, December 21, 2012, 14:10
In a new study, researchers have addressed the question of where all the energy came from and why all life as we know it conserves energy in the peculiar form of ion gradients across membranes.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 17:20
A new study has confirmed that life on Earth originated on land in a “warm little pond” and not in the oceans.
Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 2012, 17:37
Scientists have for the first time recreated sugar molecules that gave birth to life itself, a breakthrough they say could soon lead them to understanding the origin of life better.
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