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Opinion
03.31.2016
Is the world we know only one of many possible alternatives? Pondering the numerous episodes that have repeated themselves during the history of life on Earth, biologist Virginie Orgogozo, CNRS...
Article
01.19.2016
Revealed by metagenomics, previously unknown biodiversity brings our biological understanding into question. “Biological dark matter” may provide clues to a fourth domain of life.
Opinion
11.22.2015
How did life emerge on Earth? Ludovic Jullien, who chairs the PASTEUR laboratory in the chemistry department of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) explores two different perspectives in light of an...
Opinion
10.29.2015
While our galaxy hosts billions of planets, it seems quite extraordinary that we have not had any contact with a single extraterrestrial civilization. Physicist Gabriel Chardin addresses this issue...
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