Tag Archives: life

Longest living cell

A new study has highlighted how a single neuron contains a record of thousands of genetic mutations and these may be    ... more

Bridging an ancient gap

Within deep hydrothermal vents beneath the Arctic Ocean, scientists have discovered an organism that may be the evolutionary link between simple    ... more

A star springs to life

Complex organic molecules, the building blocks of life, have been detected in a young star system for the first time. The    ... more

Asking for the moon

America’s 2016 federal budget has designated funds for the first phase of a mission to Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa, orbiting almost    ... more

Under alien ice

Is there life elsewhere in the universe? This is a question which has inspired generations of imaginations as they gaze into    ... more