Europa: Our best shot at finding alien life?

Europa: Our best shot at finding alien life?..

Cole Becker 23-Mar, 23:12 79 BBC

And while water is one vital prerequisite for life, Europa's ocean might have others - such as a source of chemical energy for microbes....


Chemists ID catalytic 'key' for converting CO2 to methanol

Chemists ID catalytic 'key' for converting CO2 to methanol..

William Jacobson 23-Mar, 18:08 30 ScienceDaily

Capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) and converting it to useful chemicals such as methanol could reduce both pollution and our dependence on...


Botany: A stem's 'sense of self' contributes to shape

Botany: A stem's 'sense of self' contributes to shape..

Diego Ross 23-Mar, 18:08 25 ScienceDaily

It is well known that as plants grow, their stems and shoots respond to outside signals like light and gravity. But if plants all have...


Critical step in DNA repair, cellular aging pinpointed

Critical step in DNA repair, cellular aging pinpointed..

Wyatt Waller 23-Mar, 18:08 32 ScienceDaily

DNA repair is essential for cell vitality, cell survival and cancer prevention, yet cells' ability to patch up damaged DNA declines with...


Kaikoura: 'Most complex quake ever studied'

Kaikoura: 'Most complex quake ever studied'..

Anna Torres 23-Mar, 17:46 39 BBC

The big earthquake that struck New Zealand last year may have been the most complex ever, say scientists. "There were also in this case...


Random mutations play large role in cancer, study finds

Random mutations play large role in cancer, study finds..

Cole Becker 23-Mar, 16:26 12 ScienceNews

Researchers have identified new enemies in the war on cancer: ones that are already inside cells and that no one can avoid. Random mistakes...


Dengue fever spreads in a neighborly way

Dengue fever spreads in a neighborly way..

Olivia Rogers 23-Mar, 16:26 13 ScienceNews

Dengue is a bit of a homebody. By mapping the spread of the virus across Bangkok, scientists found that infections were most likely to...


Deadly New Zealand quake hopscotched across faults

Deadly New Zealand quake hopscotched across faults..

Emily Kelly 23-Mar, 16:26 11 ScienceNews

A seemingly impossible earthquake that rattled New Zealand last November casts doubt on how well seismologists can forecast quakes...


Fruit-shaped sensor 'can improve freshness'

Fruit-shaped sensor 'can improve freshness'..

Lily Evans 23-Mar, 14:44 10 BBC

A new fruit-shaped sensor could help cargo companies to keep fruit fresher in transit, researchers say. The device - which mimics the...


Its time to redefine what qualifies as a planet, scientists propose

Its time to redefine what qualifies as a planet, scientists..

Mary Paterson 23-Mar, 13:30 21 ScienceNews

Pluto is a planet. It always has been, and it always will be, says Will Grundy of Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona. Now he just has...


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