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  • Oil-dwelling bacteria are social creatures in Earth's deep biosphere
    Warning: mysql_fetch_array() expects parameter 1 to be resource, boolean given in /var/www/spaceref/news/mission.html on line 201 - Friday, December 12, 2014
    Posted on: 12/12/2014 11:43:35 PM PDT

  • New theory suggests alternate path led to rise of the eukaryotic cell
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - Friday, December 12, 2014
    Posted on: 12/12/2014 11:41:36 PM PDT

  • First Results of the ROSINA Instrument
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) - Thursday, December 11, 2014
    Posted on: 12/11/2014 4:24:38 PM PDT

  • Astrobiology Acupuncture
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Tuesday, December 9, 2014
    Posted on: 12/10/2014 2:06:36 AM PDT

  • Proof-Of-Concept in an RNA World
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Tuesday, December 9, 2014
    Posted on: 12/10/2014 2:05:52 AM PDT

  • How Did Life Become Complex?
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Tuesday, December 9, 2014
    Posted on: 12/10/2014 2:04:52 AM PDT

  • Inaugural Laboratory Astrophysics Prize Goes to Louis Allamandola
    American Astronomical Society - Tuesday, December 9, 2014
    Posted on: 12/9/2014 11:48:01 PM PDT

  • University of Lethbridge Hosts Winter School on Remote Sensing of Potentially Habitable Planets
    University of Lethbridge - Wednesday, December 3, 2014
    Posted on: 12/3/2014 3:25:06 PM PDT

  • Centipede's genome reveals how life evolved on our planet
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Wednesday, November 26, 2014
    Posted on: 11/26/2014 11:19:41 PM PDT

  • DNA may survive suborbital spaceflight, re-entry
    Public Library of Science - Wednesday, November 26, 2014
    Posted on: 11/26/2014 11:17:07 PM PDT

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  • The unbelievable underworld and its impact on us all
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    Posted on: 11/26/2014 11:12:45 PM PDT

  • DNA survives critical entry into Earth's atmosphere
    University of Zurich - Wednesday, November 26, 2014
    Posted on: 11/26/2014 11:10:49 PM PDT

  • NASA Talk Will Explore Oceans at the Edge of the Solar System
    Langley Research Center - Saturday, November 1, 2014
    Posted on: 11/1/2014 6:07:08 PM PDT

  • UC Riverside's 'Alternative Earths' Team Selected to Join the NASA Astrobiology Institute
    University of California-Riverside - Friday, October 10, 2014
    Posted on: 10/10/2014 1:16:23 PM PDT

  • NASA awards CU-Boulder-led team $7 million to study origins, evolution of life in universe
    University of Colorado at Boulder - Tuesday, October 7, 2014
    Posted on: 10/8/2014 12:30:16 AM PDT

  • WSU undergrad helps develop method for detecting water on Mars
    Washington State University - Friday, October 3, 2014
    Posted on: 10/3/2014 4:21:26 PM PDT

  • Scientists “Resurrect” Ancient Proteins to Learn About Primordial Life
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - Monday, September 29, 2014
    Posted on: 9/30/2014 12:41:07 AM PDT

  • Astrochemist Ewine van Dishoeck Receives Lise Meitner Award
    Netherlands Research School for Astronomy - Friday, September 19, 2014
    Posted on: 9/19/2014 2:31:45 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects 26 Space Biology Research Proposals
    NASA HQ - Thursday, August 21, 2014
    Posted on: 8/21/2014 6:05:01 PM PDT

  • UH professor named fellow by International Society for the Study of the Origin of Life
    University of Houston - Thursday, August 21, 2014
    Posted on: 8/21/2014 12:07:26 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • AbSciCon 2015 Abstract Submission Now Open
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - December 21, 2014
    Posted on: 12/21/2014 12:47:05 PM PDT

  • Space Science, BRAIN Initiative, DARPA, Ebola Discussed at PCAST Meeting
    American Institute of Physics - December 3, 2014
    Posted on: 12/3/2014 5:50:29 PM PDT

  • NASA Planetary Science Division Seeks Volunteer Reviewers for Europa Instrument Investigation AO
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - November 10, 2014
    Posted on: 11/10/2014 5:10:47 PM PDT

  • Job Opportunity: Life Sciences Technical Capability Leader at NASA Headquarters
    NASA History Division - November 5, 2014
    Posted on: 11/5/2014 8:02:25 PM PDT

  • HCN Ice in Titan's High-altitude Southern Polar Cloud
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 22, 2014
    Posted on: 10/22/2014 5:42:15 PM PDT

  • Invitation for public nominations by US citizens for service on NASA science advisory subcommittees
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - September 22, 2014
    Posted on: 9/22/2014 1:58:16 PM PDT

  • Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology
    Library of Congress - September 5, 2014
    Posted on: 9/5/2014 8:03:41 PM PDT

  • Modeling Sulfur in the Archean Atmosphere
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - September 2, 2014
    Posted on: 9/3/2014 12:03:15 AM PDT

  • Call for Nominations: ASGSR Awards
    American Society for Gravitational and Space Research - August 12, 2014
    Posted on: 8/12/2014 3:38:53 PM PDT

  • AGU Astrobiology Submission Deadline - August 6, 2014
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - July 31, 2014
    Posted on: 7/31/2014 3:09:48 PM PDT

  • NASA Europa Pre-proposal Conference
    NASA HQ - July 29, 2014
    Posted on: 7/29/2014 1:24:37 PM PDT

  • NASA Europa Instrument Investigation Program Element Appendix
    NASA HQ - July 16, 2014
    Posted on: 7/16/2014 4:09:26 PM PDT

  • Final Text for Europa Instrument Investigation released as Appendix O of SALMON-2 AO via Amendment 8
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - July 15, 2014
    Posted on: 7/15/2014 3:01:59 PM PDT

  • Evolution in the Lab
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - July 14, 2014
    Posted on: 7/14/2014 10:25:32 PM PDT

  • The Ribosome: A Record of Evolution
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - July 14, 2014
    Posted on: 7/14/2014 10:24:40 PM PDT

  • Data Management in Astrobiology
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - July 14, 2014
    Posted on: 7/14/2014 10:23:14 PM PDT

  • Vacuum-UV spectroscopy of interstellar ice analogs. I. Absorption cross-sections of polar-ice molecules
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 3, 2014
    Posted on: 6/3/2014 1:24:43 PM PDT

  • Vacuum-UV spectroscopy of interstellar ice analogs. II. Absorption cross-sections of nonpolar ice molecules
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 3, 2014
    Posted on: 6/3/2014 1:23:16 PM PDT

  • Vacuum-UV absorption spectroscopy of interstellar ice analogues. III. Isotopic effects
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 3, 2014
    Posted on: 6/3/2014 1:21:16 PM PDT

  • Very deep images of the innermost regions of the beta Pictoris debris disc at Lp
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 13, 2014
    Posted on: 5/13/2014 12:20:04 PM PDT