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Volcanoes, lightning may have sparked life on earth

March 22nd, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Volcanoes and lightning may have provided the vital spark to kick-start life on earth, according to new results from a 'forgotten' 1950s experiment. Researchers used modern ... Read more...

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Scientists recreate more ‘mini Big Bangs’

December 5th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Scientists have again recreated the primordial soup that existed in the galaxy just moments after the Big Bang using the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).The super-hot 'quark-gluon plasma' ... Read more...

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Saturn’s largest moon is a reservoir of life ingredients

October 8th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): By simulating possible chemical processes in the atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, researchers have shown the synthesis of complex organic compounds, such as amino acids and nucleotide ... Read more...

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80-year old theory of ‘primordial soup’ as origin of life rejected

February 3rd, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 3 (ANI): A new research by scientists has rejected the 80-year old theory of 'primordial soup' as the origin of life, and has instead suggested that claims it was the ... Read more...

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Comets may have provided key ingredients for life on Earth

April 29th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv, April 29 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Tel Aviv University in Israel has suggested that comets might have provided the elements for the emergence of life on our ... Read more...

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Belief in God weakens positive feelings for Science and vice-versa

December 16th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that attitudes towards God and science can change and yet remain in opposition to one another. It found that a belief in one ... Read more...

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Evolution may have preceded the origin of life on Earth

September 16th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 16 (ANI): A new research ahs pointed out that evolution might have existed even before the advent of life on Earth, in the form of natural selection that likely ... Read more...

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Diamonds not only for ever, they led to life

July 30th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) Diamonds could have played an important role in the origin of life on Earth, according to a new study by German scientists. Scientists have long theorised that life ... Read more...

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Meteorites may have delivered seeds of Earths left-hand life

April 7th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Scientists have found evidence that meteorites may have delivered left-handed amino acids - the building blocks of life, to Earth.Ronald Breslow, professor, Columbia University, has reported the ... Read more...

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Meteorites might have spiked up Earths primordial soup

March 14th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 14 (ANI): Scientists have discovered concentrations of amino acids in two meteorites that are more than ten times higher than levels previously measured in other similar meteorites, which suggests ... Read more...

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