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11Aug 17

Scientists find ancient human DNA in cave floor dirt

Most ancient human DNA is gathered from bones or teeth. Since the human fossil record is very limited, scientists have been exploring new sources for DNA. They found successful human DNA samples from dust on a cave floor. The samples are tiny. They can be hard to tell if they…

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Origin of Life News -- ScienceDaily

Research into the origin of life. Learn how certain small molecule interactions may have been responsible for the life itself. You will find scientific theories and findings here.

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Learn about the Big Bang theory, the leading explanation about how the universe began.

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