“Planet Earth’s Big Bang” –‘Triggered By an Immense Collision in Space 470 Million Years Ago’

 

Within a geological blink on an eye, a span of only 10 million years, the number of species on the planet tripled. This exotic phenomenon took place within a 40-million-year florescence of life, unlike any before or since known as the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event, the biggest expansion of biodiversity in Earth’s history.

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“The Alien Octopus Hypothesis”

 

Could one of Earth’s most intelligent species be an alien, ‘seeded’ on the planet by an interstellar genetic code? Scientists think the clue might be found in the ancient precursor to life, RNA.

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“Alien Invasion” –99% of the Microbes Inside the Human Body are Unknown to Science

 

“There was something else, too – something weirder. Of all the non-human DNA fragments the team gathered, 99 percent of them failed to match anything in existing genetic databases the researchers examined. We found a whole new class of human-infecting ones that are closer to the animal class than to the previously known human ones, so quite divergent on the evolutionary scale.”

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Sunday’s “Planet Earth Report” –Our Quantum Existence to U.S. Congress Investigating UFOs

 

The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to the day’s news headlines on the discoveries, people, and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.

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“Moonshot for Biology” –Clues to How Species Adapt to Climate Change Hidden in Their DNA Code

 

“Only about 3,300 of the 1.5 million known species have had their genomes sequenced,” said Harris Lewin from University of California, Davis. “The gaps in our knowledge are a lot bigger than what we know. So we’re not even filling in the pieces of the puzzle; most of the puzzle is empty.”

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End of Human Epoch –“An AI God Will Emerge to Rule the Human Species”

 

“The AI does not hate you, nor does it love you, but you are made out of atoms which it can use for something else. —Eliezer Yudkowsky, research fellow, Machine Intelligence Research Institute”

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