life finds a way

life finds a way

A Brief History of Dinosaurs in Space

From 'Star Trek' to 'Dinosaucers,' exodinosaurs have held a mirror to humanity's hopes and anxieties.
Becky Ferreira

Lava, Land, and Life Forms

Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano is the latest example of a powerful natural force for creating new life.
Melissa Cronin
life finds a way

Tyrannosaurus Rex Would Break Its Own Legs if It Chased Jeff Goldblum IRL

Two independent studies show that the king of the dinosaurs was much slower than we thought.
Becky Ferreira

A Far Out Theory Asks If Underground Life Could Live Off Cosmic Rays

And we might be able to find such life right here on Earth—hypothetically, of course.
Graham Templeton

Where Was the World in ‘Jurassic World’?

Life finds a way ... just not in this movie.
Becky Ferreira
Motherboard Blog

Even Before Its Very First Lifeforms, Earth Might Not Have Been So Dead

Researchers present evidence that metabolic processes were occurring even before biological life.
Michael Byrne
Motherboard Blog

This Newly-Discovered Carnivorous Species Looks Like a Teddy Bear

The two-pound olinguito swings through the cloud forests of Ecuador and Colombia, and is related to raccoons. To our knowledge, there are thousands of the 'lil guys.
Tatiana Baez
Motherboard Blog

The Snot-Tunneling Bacteria Duo That Can Help Save the Oceans from Climate Change

This symbiotic bacteria duo creates 7-centimeter long chains of mucus. They might also help oxygenate the acidifying oceans.
Becky Ferreira