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Discovery in living fossil hints at earliest origins of life

11/19/2012 12:03pm
Scientists have found a chemical, previously unknown in nature, in an ancient form of bacteria that could indicate how genetic information was transferred in the very earliest forms of life, before the DNA and RNA now found in all living things even existed.

Stop sabotaging your sleep with smartphones

11/19/2012 2:24pm
You pick up your smartphone before bed to check one more thing before actually committing to sleep, but it may be hurting your health and sleep cycle.