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The origins of the building blocks of life - Astronomy and astrophysics news

The origins of the building blocks of life – Astronomy and astrophysics news

A new study by Southwest Research Institute research scientist Dr. Danna Qasim posits that interstellar cloud conditions may have played an important role in determining the presence of key building blocks of life in the solar system. “Carbonaceous chondrites, among the oldest objects in the universe, are meteorites that are thought to have contributed to …

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Technics A800 headphones review: long battery life

Technics A800 headphones review: long battery life

The Technics A800 headset enters the big leagues with serious arguments to make, starting with an autonomy that exceeds 50 hours. Active noise reduction included. A subsidiary of Panasonic, Technics wants to rub shoulders with Sony, a Japanese neighbor who dominates the market for wireless headphones with active noise reduction with its WH-1000XM4 model (or …

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Illustration : paysage martien sous un climat plus chaud et humide, comme c'était le cas il y a plus de 3,5 milliards d'années. La vie s'était-elle installée à sa surface à cette période ? © dottedyeti, Adobe Stock

Mars: we are now certain, the basic ingredients of life were on its surface

Since 2012, the rover Curiosity is conducting investigations on the surface of Mars with the aim of better constraining the climate evolution of the Red Planet and the presence of water liquid in its past, but also to determine whether or not Mars was ever able to support life. If we now know that many …

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Curiosity takes inventory of a key ingredient for life on Mars

Curiosity takes inventory of a key ingredient for life on Mars

Mission teams from the Curiosity rover have measured levels of total organic carbon (a key component of molecules of life) in Martian sedimentary rocks for the first time. These samples were taken from the Gale crater which once housed a huge body of water. Organic carbon If the surface of Mars is today inhospitable for …

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New hope in the fight against cancer: a genetically modified virus can increase the life expectancy of children with brain tumors

New hope in the fight against cancer: a genetically modified virus can increase the life expectancy of children with brain tumors

Each year in Europe, more than 35,000 new cases of childhood cancer are diagnosed and 6,000 children die from it. The breakthrough made by Spanish researchers concerns infiltrating glioma of the brainstem (GITC). In France, nearly 50 children are affected each year, as many girls as boys, making GITC a rare tumour. The discovery of …

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Kate Winslet: 'At 46, I'm in the prime of life'

Kate Winslet: ‘At 46, I’m in the prime of life’

We caught up with actress and Longines Ambassador Kate Winslet for an interview. Getty Images Posted30 June 2022, 11:00 We caught up with Kate Winslet, actress and ambassador for Longines, in Paris and talked about time, self-love and women. Oscar and Golden Globe winner Kate Winslet is not only one of the most famous actresses …

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Illustration : paysage martien sous un climat plus chaud et humide, comme c'était le cas il y a plus de 3,5 milliards d'années. La vie s'était-elle installée à sa surface à cette période ? © dottedyeti, Adobe Stock

The basic ingredients necessary for life were present on Mars

Since 2012, the rover Curiosity is conducting investigations on the surface of Mars with the aim of better constraining the climate evolution of the Red Planet and the presence of water liquid in its past, but also to determine whether or not Mars was ever able to support life. If we now know that many …

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