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Scientists Believe Humans Will One Day Colonize the Universe

August 26, 2013

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Humanity Could Colonize the Universe

A new study from the University of Oxford looks at the possibility of human colonization throughout the universe. Scientists as eminent as Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan have long believed that humans will one day colonize the universe. But how easy would it be, why would we want to, and why haven’t we seen any […]

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Using House Mice as Biomarkers of Human Settlement

March 20, 2012

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Harvest Mouse

According to new research, house mice (Mus musculus) are ideal biomarkers of human settlement as they tend to stow away in crates or on ships that end up going where people go. The published paper goes on to state that mice hitched a ride with the Vikings and set up colonies in areas such as […]

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