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Saturn's moon Titan. Photo credit, NASA, Wikipedia Commons.
Saturn's moon Titan. Photo credit, NASA, Wikipedia Commons.


Life ‘Not As We Know It’ Possible On Saturn’s Moon Titan

A new type of methane-based, oxygen-free life form that can metabolize and reproduce similar to life on Earth has been modeled by a team of Cornell University researchers. Taking a simultaneously imaginative and rigidly scientific view, chemical engineers and astronomers offer a template for life that could thrive in a harsh, cold world – specifically […]