‘Broadband’ Networks of Viruses May Help Bacteria Evolve Faster

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine (This article and its images were originally posted on Quanta Magazine October 16, 2018 at 11:35AM.) Bacteria have … Continue reading ‘Broadband’ Networks of Viruses May Help Bacteria Evolve Faster

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We’ll probably have to genetically augment our bodies to survive Mars
 

  When it comes to space travel, there’s no shortage of enthusiasm to get humans to Mars, with Space X’s Elon Musk saying his company could take passengers to the … Continue reading We’ll probably have to genetically augment our bodies to survive Mars
 

Scientists have a new explanation for how life could have evolved on Earth

Evolution is full of chicken-and-egg scenarios, but one of the trickiest to solve is whether life existed before there was nucleic acid. Researchers have now provided evidence of primitive biochemistry … Continue reading Scientists have a new explanation for how life could have evolved on Earth