Tag: "comet" at biology news
NASA probe could reveal comet life, scientists claim
..., when a metre-long projectile will crash into the comet
and tunnel through its outer layers, producing a c...d dust. UK astronomers involved in monitoring the comet
before, during and after the impact and interpreting the results include Cardiff University's Profes...
Multi-species genome comparison sheds new light on evolutionary processes, cancer mutations
..., which is thought to have resulted from a massive comet
or asteroid striking Earth, mammals shared fairly similar body plans and also fairly similar genomes. Researchers speculate that the mass extinction opened new ecological niches for mammals, spurring their diversification and the emergence of new mam...