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The Oldest Signs of Life on Earth
Topic: Origin & Evolution of Life
11/14/13
Summary: Scientists have found signs of microbial life in rocks 3.48 billion years old--possibly the oldest signs of life on Earth. These sedimentary structures may guide our search for life on Mars.

Glassy Coating Keeps Viruses Happy In Harsh Environments
Topic: Extreme Life
11/14/13
Summary: Viruses can coat themselves in silica glass to protect themselves, like donning a suit of armor. This finding has implications for the search for life on other planets such as Mars.

Defying Gravity, Part 7
Topic: Moon to Mars
11/14/13
Summary: Seventh in our list of spacewalking women is astronaut Peggy Whitson. Whitson is a biochemist and has spent an amazing 39 hours and 46 minutes floating outside of the safety of a spacecraft in Earth orbit.

Life in the Desert Uses 'Hydraulic Lift' to Survive
Topic: Extreme Life
11/13/13
Summary: Scientists working in the deserts of the American west have uncovered a unique mechanism that helps life survive in a resource-limited environment.

The Shock of the Chelyabinsk Impact
Topic: Meteorites, Comets and Asteroids
11/13/13
Summary: Scientists have analyzed the effects of the small Chelyabinsk meteoroid when it impacted with the Earth in February 2013.

Study Provides Clues to the Origin of Biological Complexity
Topic: Origin & Evolution of Life
11/12/13
Summary: A new study is helping scientists understand why multicellular organisms use single-cells (e.g. sperm and egg cells) to reproduce.

A New Microbe Living in Spacecraft Clean Rooms
Topic: Extreme Life
11/12/13
Summary: Scientists have discovered a new, previously unidentified microbe living in spacecraft assembly clean rooms in Florida and South America.

Defying Gravity, Part 6
Topic: Moon to Mars
11/11/13
Summary: Sixth in our list of spacewalking women is astronaut Susan J. Helms. Helms and her crewmate James S. Voss hold the record for the longest single space walk to date.

Cosmic Rays Zap a Planet's Chances for Life
Topic: Spaceship Earth
11/11/13
Summary: Mysterious cosmic rays constantly bombard Earth from outer space. Now scientists find these energetic particles could limit where life as we know it might exist on alien planets.

An Archaea's Unexpected Route to Reproduction
Topic: Extreme Life
11/10/13
Summary: A new study reveals a unique and surprising DNA replication mechanism identified in archaea.

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