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For The First Time, Scientists Find a Way to Make Targeted...

Most cells in your body come with two genetic libraries; one in the nucleus, and the other inside structures called mitochondria - also known...

The Conditions on Mars May Have Once Been Hospitable to RNA

The prospects of ancient life forming on Mars just got a little more likely. Scientists have determined that in the planet's distant past, conditions...

New Paper Suggests Life Could Be Common Across The Universe, Just...

The building blocks of life can, and did, spontaneously assemble under the right conditions. That's called spontaneous generation, or abiogenesis. Of course, many of...

Mars may once have had right conditions for RNA to develop...

NASA's Curiosity rover has explored Gale Crater, which may once have held an acidic lake that could have helped RNA survive NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSSCould life have...

Viruses: What They are, How They Spread, and How We Fight...

Viruses are not alive, at least in the classical sense. While they're made of proteins and genes like living things, they need to interact...

Scientists Just Found How Nerve Cells Can Pass Information Down Several...

As a rule, your brain's activity doesn't influence the physiological development of your sex cells. In simpler terms: What you 'think' can't be inherited....

Octopus And Squid Evolution Is Officially Weirder Than We Could Have...

Just when we thought octopuses couldn't be any weirder, it turns out that they and their cephalopod brethren evolve differently from nearly every other...