Life could have begun in soda lakes. That's a new idea being proposed in a study from the University of Washington. It would help scientists resolve an issue called the phosphate problem. Find out more. (3:30 min read)
Scientists have found traces of the sugar called ribose in meteorites. Since ribose is a building block of living organisms, this discovery sheds light on the origin of life on earth. Find out more. (7:00 min read)
Find out about the new discovery showing that life had almost a billion more years to form than previously thought.
Find out more about a peculiar creature my family discovered at our cottage and why it matters.