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Meteorites ‘may have sparked life on Earth’


March 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): A meteorite discovered in Antarctica could strengthen the argument that life on Earth might have been kick-started from space, claim scientists.Chemical analysis of the meteorite shows it to ... Read more...

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Using living cells to create ‘biotic’ video games


January 15th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A Stanford researcher has started developing video games using biotechnology.Ingmar Riedel-Kruse has begun developing "biotic games" involving paramecia and other living organisms.In his video games, a player's actions ... Read more...

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NASA Observes Primitive Life On Second Largest Planet Of The Solar System


June 7th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
NASA has recently figured out some vital clues which in their opinion accounts for the existence of primitive life on Titan; one of the primary moons of Saturn.Reportedly, Saturn is ... Read more...

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Meteorites could have kick-started life on earth 4 billion years ago


March 11th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11(ANI): A new study has shown that Meteorites that bombarded Earth four billion years ago could have kick-started life rather than wiping it out.Microbes are believed to have survived the ... Read more...

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Did far-off comets with watery oceans harbour life?


July 31st, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Did far-off comets housing vast oceans of water during the first million years of formation harbour some kind of primitive life? The existence of water in comets bolsters ... Read more...

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Solar X-rays may create life on Saturn’s moon Titan


June 26th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): A new laboratory study has suggested that blasting the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan with X-rays can produce DNA building blocks, a finding that adds to evidence that ... Read more...

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Ancient Mars lake may have held as much water as Lake Champlain in US


June 20th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Scientists have found evidence of the remnants of an ancient lake nestled in a valley near the Martian equator, which may have held as much water as Lake ... Read more...

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Moon craters reveal history of 4-bln yr old asteroid bombardment in solar system


March 14th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 14 (ANI): A scientist is analyzing the age of craters found on the Moon in the 1990s to find out if they are the same age as the others, ... Read more...

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New evidence shows Mars had a watery past


December 19th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): A research team has found evidence of carbonates on Mars, which are long-sought minerals that shows the Red Planet was home to a variety of watery environments ... Read more...

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Ancient groundwater springs may have shaped Martian surface


December 12th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Dec 12 (ANI): Data and images from Mars Express suggest that groundwater springs played a much important role in shaping the surface of the Red Planet than previously believed, and ... Read more...

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Genetic materials of starry origin: study


June 14th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) In a first, scientists have confirmed that an important component of early genetic material is extraterrestrial in origin. In a paper in the latest issue of the journal ... Read more...

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Earthlings may all be ETs after all


June 14th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): Analysing the meteorite fragments that crashed in Australia in 1969, scientists have come to the conclusion that an important component of early genetic material might have originated ... Read more...

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Assam, Meghalaya to resolve border row amicably


June 12th, 2008 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 11 (IANS) Assam and Meghalaya Wednesday decided to amicably resolve their decades-old border dispute and announced setting up of an experts committee to look into the row, officials said. "We ... Read more...

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Assam, Meghalaya fight over forgotten village


June 10th, 2008 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Langpih (Assam), June 10 (IANS) Assam and Meghalaya are locked in a bitter border row with the two states adopting a belligerent posture over a small village where people ... Read more...

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Searching for life, NASA finds salt on Mars


March 21st, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, March 21 (Xinhua) The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has said that its Mars Odyssey Orbiter found evidence of salt deposits on Mars, giving hope the environment could have ... Read more...

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‘Life on Earth rode piggyback on rock from Mars’ theory put to test


November 14th, 2007 - 2:45 am ICT by admin
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