Life forms appeared at least 60 million years earlier than previously thought

Posted in Science on 7th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

Geologists have rewritten the history books by finding that oxygen-producing life forms were present on Earth some 3 billion years ago.

NASA will send a system to extract oxygen from the Mars Atmosphere in 2020

Posted in Science on 12th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

NASA plans to make oxygen, a central ingredient of rocket fuel, on Mars early in the next decade.

Oxygen fluctuations may have stalled life on Earth for a billion years

Posted in Science on 17th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Swings in oxygen levels may be behind a mysterious billion-year hiatus in evolution.

Tibetan altitude gene inherited 'from extinct species'

Posted in Science on 3rd Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

A gene that allows present-day people to cope with life at high altitude was inherited from an extinct species of human, Nature journal has reported.

Respirator concept could give you your own set of gills

Posted in Featured, Hardware on 19th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

Called the Triton, this diminutive respirator is designed to offer you an indefinite stay under the waves.