Sunday, October 07, 2012

Which came first: soft-bodied or shelled creatures?

Welcome! "Alien Life" tracks the latest discoveries and thoughts in the various elements of the famous Drake Equation. Here's today's news:
g Abodes - Data from Curiosity indicates that Gale Crater may be drier than scientists expected based on previous measurements from the Mars Odyssey orbiter. See article.
g Life - A fossil unearthed in Great Britain may end a long-running debate about the mollusks, one of life's most diverse invertebrate groups: Which evolved first, shelled forms like clams and snails, or their shell-less, worm-like relatives? See article.
g Message - Aliens, big data and a Bangladeshi "search addict." What can be a common factor between the three? See article.

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