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Giant Rockfall Enlarged Zion Canyon Recently

Within Bronze Age dates, a cataclysmic landslide enlarged Zion Canyon, forming a large lake.

More Challenges to Astrobiology

There aren't likely as many places to live outside of Earth as earlier hoped.

Life from Sun Flares?

A NASA scientist proposes that a period of superflares on the early sun zapped life into existence on the earth.

SETI Communication Only Outward So Far

While we wait for responses, all we hear are echoes of our own intelligent signals into space.

News from the Living Waters

Animal heroes of the Illustra film "Living Waters" are still making headlines.

Science Evolves

Science has a historical and cultural character that cannot be extricated from its current consensus.

Earth Twin Still Missing in Exoplanet Trove

The Kepler spacecraft has found 2,325 exoplanets so far, but there's still no place like Earth.

Barbiturates in Darwin's Warm Little Pond

Are barbituates the missing links to the origin of life?

Design Inspires Scientific Advances

When you see cutting-edge science in materials and methods, you are likely to read "Inspired by Nature."

Titan Ethane Still Missing, and Other Planetary Puzzles

We update the problem of Titan's missing ethane and other challenges to billions of years.

Just-So Stories for the Birds

Any evidence can be forced into an evolutionary story if your imagination is strong enough.

Life as the Communication of Information

Could the essence of life be not so much the material substrate, but the transfer of information?

Rearranging Deck Chairs on Sinking Planet Theories

Supernovas come in handy as theory rescue devices.

Why Chernobyl Neighbors Are Not Dying

Surprising scientists, both people and animals are doing OK around the world's worst nuclear accident site.

New Radiocarbon Measurement Device Promises Faster, Cheaper Date Testing

Dating of artifacts and fossils may become much more common thanks to a new instrument.
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