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Charles Darwin proposed the theory of life’s watery creation 100 years ahead of everyone else

Charles Darwin proposed the theory of life’s watery creation 100 years ahead of everyone else

BBC | 
Darwin never wrote about how life began in his books, but he did speculate about it in private. The key ...
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‘A radical idea’: Could a single factor be responsible for all mental illnesses?

Nature | 
What are the roots of mental illness? In the hope of finding an answer, scientists have piled up an enormous ...

Will 2014 be year of the 1-million-year-old genome?

New Scientist | 
Dinosaurs resurrected using preserved DNA still only exist in Jurassic Park, but we're making great strides in sequencing the genomes ...

400,000 year-old human DNA revolutionizing view of evolution

New Scientist | 
Deep inside the Atapuerca cave system in northern Spain, 30 metres beneath the surface, lies the Sima de los Huesos, ...

Scientists ID new humpback dolphin species

New Scientist | 
It has always been difficult to determine how many humpback dolphin species there are. Many biologists think there are just ...

DNA-grabbing bacteria hint at early phase of evolution

New Scientist | 
Parts of us may never die – not quite, anyway. Lab tests involving microbes and a mammoth bone have shown ...

‘New life’ found in Antarctica’s Lake Vostok

New Scientist | 
The following is an edited excerpt. There is something alive in Lake Vostok, deep beneath the East Antarctic ice sheet, ...
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Scientists increasingly support sustainability advantages of GM crops

New Scientist | 
The idea that genetic modification is in itself harmful now appears to be a minority viewpoint. Scientists are decisively coming ...
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