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Did key building blocks for life come from deep space?

All living beings need cells and energy to replicate. Without these fundamental building blocks, living organisms on Earth would not be able to reproduce and would simply not exist. Little was known about a key element in the building blocks, phosphates, until now. University of Hawaii at Manoa researchers, in ...

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Afghan Dream of a Better Life Ends in a Hilltop Mass Grave

Afghan Dream of a Better Life Ends in a Hilltop Mass Grave Image Mourners carried the body of one of the young victims of a suicide attack at a university prep center during a burial ceremony on Thursday in Kabul, Afghanistan.CreditOmar Sobhani/Reuters By Mujib Mashal and Fatima Faizi Aug. 16, ...

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Consuming more than five drinks a week could shorten your life

Regularly drinking more than the recommended UK guidelines for alcohol could take years off your life, according to new research from the University of Cambridge. Part-funded by the British Heart Foundation, the study shows that drinking more alcohol is associated with a higher risk of stroke, fatal aneurysm, heart failure ...

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Is there life adrift in the clouds of Venus?

In the search for extraterrestrial life, scientists have turned over all sorts of rocks. Mars, for example, has geological features that suggest it once had — and still has — subsurface liquid water, an almost sure prerequisite for life. Scientists have also eyed Saturn’s moons Titan and Enceladus as well ...

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The ‘architecture of life’ described by computer modeling

While most of biology and medicine focus on the key roles genes and chemicals play in the formation and control of living systems, the spatial arrangement of the components that make up those systems and the physical forces they experience are being increasingly recognized as equally important. Donald Ingber, M.D., ...

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