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‘Second genesis’: Assessing the evidence for life on Mars

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Today, the burning question isn’t whether Mars might once have been habitable – at various times in its distant past, ...

Life could have originated from ancient uranium-powered ‘nuclear geyser’

Cosmos | 
Life may not have originated in the primordial soup of an ancient pond, according to scientists, but rather in a ...
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Without solar superstorms, Earth could have been an uninhabitable gaseous ‘mini-Neptune’

Cosmos | 
Gigantic solar storms may have helped strip unwanted gases from the Earth’s atmosphere, while helping to seed its surface with ...

Future of food: Huge algae farms could feed humans, animals more sustainably

Cosmos | 
Scientists hoping to meet the Paris climate accord goal of limiting global temperature rise to less than two degrees Celsius ...

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