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Could alien life be made from silicon instead of carbon?

Charles Choi | 
Science fiction has long imagined alien worlds inhabited by silicon-based life...Now, scientists have for the first time shown that nature ...

Space dust is full of DNA

Elizabeth Howell | 
A study of teeny-tiny meteorite fragments revealed that two essential components of life on Earth as we know it, could ...