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A Molecule In Space Could Help Us Understand The Origin Of Life On Earth
Are your molecules lefties or righties?
Mars Rover Curiosity Finds Complex Chemistry On Mars, But Can’t Confirm Organics — Yet
Curiosity has found some intriguing stuff in the Martian dirt, but it's not clear whether trace organic material is from Earth.
Supernovae Might Be Directing Life’s Development Throughout the Universe
A special property of Earth’s organic molecules could be caused by supernovae, a new study says — suggesting that life’s...
Test Uses Handedness of Molecules to Search For Life On Other Worlds
Many of life’s building blocks, such as amino acids, sugars and other molecules, are chiral — meaning they come in...