articles tagged: life
scientists find a place where liquid water can’t support life
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scientists find a place where liquid water can’t support life

Normally on Earth liquid water means life. But researchers found a place where that isn't the case…

to find aliens, we need to know when and why life began on earth
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to find aliens, we need to know when and why life began on earth

Knowing how life started right here at home can tell us how likely it is to sprout on another world.

why you owe your existence to quantum mechanics
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why you owe your existence to quantum mechanics

When you're trying to start carbon-based life, not just any carbon isotope will do and the one you need wouldn't even exist without a quirk of quantum mechanics.

yes, i’ll take the embryo on the left, please…
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yes, i’ll take the embryo on the left, please…

We often worry about parents customizing their children into their warped idea of perfection. But what if the future parents want to put a limitation their kid's abilities?