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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Giant Volcano With Glacier On Mars May Have Been A Nice Place For Life

By Amina Khan, Los Angeles Times If life existed on Mars in the recent past, the best spot for it could have been on a giant volcano once encrusted with a glacier, according to a team of Brown University scientists using data from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Microbial life could potentially have thrived for a […]

May 29, 2014

Small Microbes Almost Killed All Life On Earth, Study Suggests

By Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Tiny microbes on the bottom of the ocean floor may have been responsible for the largest extinction event our planet has ever seen, according to a new study. These microbes of death were so small, that one billion of them could fit in a thimble-full of ocean […]

April 2, 2014

Let Us Pause To Remember

It’s mid-August, and millions of young adults are girding for the next big adventure of their lives. Many are packing for college. Others are moving into their first home away from home, starting new jobs maybe, or setting up house with new spouses. Life is unfolding under a canopy of new beginnings. “Onward!” cry the […]

August 14, 2011