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We think of water as the most essential ingredient for life, but as a recent discovery shows, it can also be toxic to living things in alien environments
It seems that the NASA-backed research into arsenic-eating microbes had a number of serious flaws that has biologists scratching their heads.
NASA claimed one of its researchers found alien biochemistry on Earth. Unfortunately, the paper they published doesn't support the hype.
Titan is a target for alien hunters looking for exotic life in our own solar system. But kind of organisms could even survive its bizarre environment?
Far from destroying organic molecules, the conditions in deep space seems to foster their creation while protecting them from cosmic rays.
Panspermia is a hypothesis of how life might have hitchhiked to Earth. It's not meant to explain how life actually began.