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Mars study yields clues to possible cradle of life

The discovery of evidence for ancient sea-floor hydrothermal deposits on Mars identifies an area on the planet that may offer clues about the origin...

Meteorites may have brought building blocks of life to Earth

Life on Earth began somewhere between 3.7 and 4.5 billion years ago, after meteorites splashed down and leached essential elements into warm little ponds,...

Life on Earth may date back 3.95 bn years”Study”

Rudimentary life may have existed on Earth 3.95 billion years ago, a time when our infant planet was being bombarded by comets and had...

Did life begin on land rather than in the sea?

For three years, Tara Djokic, a Ph.D. student at the University of New South Wales Sydney, scoured the forbidding landscape of the Pilbara region...

Ancient animal thought to be first air breather on land loses...

Some good scientific sleuthing by an undergraduate at The University of Texas at Austin has helped rewrite one of the earliest chapters in the...

Volcanoes: Referees for the life on Earth

At the Triassic-Jurassic boundary, 200 million years ago, some 60% of species living on Earth disappeared. Scientists suspected that magmatic activity and the release...

New insights into the ancestors of all complex life

A team of scientists led by the University of Bristol has provided new insights into the origins of the Archaea, the group of simple...

Sea level as a metronome of Earth’s history

Sedimentary layers record the history of Earth. They contain stratigraphic cycles and patterns that precisely reveal the succession of climatic and tectonic conditions that...

Oldest evidence of life on land found in 3.48 billion-year-old Australian...

Fossils discovered by UNSW scientists in 3.48 billion year old hot spring deposits in the Pilbara region of Western Australia have pushed back by...

Discovery in northern lakes may be key to understanding early life...

A team of researchers has discovered that many Canadian lakes can provide new insights into ancient oceans, and their findings could advance research about...

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