That heretofore unknown variety of life found deep below the frozen surface of Lake Vostok in Antarctica? Yeah...about that...
Weather can transport microbes long distances, and they can promote the formation of ice and cloud droplets.
Scientists at Glasgow University are on a mission to create a form of life from inorganic molecules. The team, led … Continued
We’ve already bid our fond farewell to the space shuttle Endeavour, but as it blasted into the great blue yonder … Continued
A nanosatellite no bigger than a loaf of bread — and named after cookies — is set to launch today … Continued
The “life is persistent” argument is often used to bolster the idea that life exists elsewhere in the universe. While … Continued
The tiny single-cell plants eat, reproduce, and then sweat fuel
"IT" organisms may make up more than half of life on Earth
A whale’s skin is easily glommed up with barnacles, algae, bacteria and other sea creatures, but sharks stay squeaky-clean. Although … Continued
A massive amount of our planet's vegetation is a single species of bacteria-like organisms, new research uncovers
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