Life

12.11.14
Rosetta data puts the origin of Earth's water in doubt
12.11.14

Rosetta data puts the origin of Earth's water in doubt

Scientists are pretty sure that Earth's water didn't originate on Earth itself, so where did it co...

By S. Dent,   12.11.14
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12.09.14
Artificial evolution is now possible in chemicals, but life remains elusive
12.09.14

Artificial evolution is now possible in chemicals, but life remains elusive

We're still a very long way from creating an evolving lifeform from scratch in a lab. However, th...

By J. Fingas,   12.09.14
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07.16.14
NASA's new telescopes could spot alien life within 20 years
07.16.14

NASA's new telescopes could spot alien life within 20 years

Convinced that there's got to be life on other planets? You're not alone in the universe -- in fac...

By S. Dent,   07.16.14
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07.01.14
'Super-Earth' is closest planet yet that could support life
07.01.14

'Super-Earth' is closest planet yet that could support life

Thanks to a wobble in its host star, researchers from UNSW have spotted a planet only 16 light-yea...

By S. Dent,   07.01.14
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12.26.13
Digitally simulated worm wriggles for the first time (video)
12.26.13

Digitally simulated worm wriggles for the first time (video)

It's relatively easy to simulate life in an abstract sense, but it's tricky to do that cell by cel...

By J. Fingas,   12.26.13
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02.01.13
NYU synthesizes crystals with lifelike behavior under light
02.01.13

NYU synthesizes crystals with lifelike behavior under light

Scientists have long surmised that inorganic life is possible. New York University hasn't created...

By J. Fingas,   02.01.13
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06.15.12
Phone Halo shows off the Cobra Tag and more at WWDC 2012
06.15.12

Phone Halo shows off the Cobra Tag and more at WWDC 2012

We talked about Phone Halo a couple of years ago, when the accessory company was making its own...

By M. Schramm,   06.15.12
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05.16.12
Steve Jobs subject of new children's book
05.16.12

Steve Jobs subject of new children's book

The Loop spotted a new book over at Amazon called "Who Was Steve Jobs?" that appears to be a ch...

By M. Schramm,   05.16.12
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12.12.11
NASA looks to send landers to Europa in 2020, wants to break the ice
12.12.11

NASA looks to send landers to Europa in 2020, wants to break the ice

There's still a lot of mystery surrounding Jupiter's moon Europa, but researchers at NASA seem...

By A. Toor,   12.12.11
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