amino acids

One of the Building Blocks of Life Can Form in the Harsh Environment of Deep Space Itself. No Star Required

In many ways, stars are the engines of creation. Their energy drives a whole host of processes necessary for life.…

11 months ago

Astronomers Report They’ve Detected the Amino Acid Glycine in the Atmosphere of Venus

Does it feel like all eyes are on Venus these days? The discovery of the potential biomarker phosphine in the…

1 year ago

The Raw Materials for Amino Acids – Which are the Raw Materials for Life – Were Found in the Geysers Coming out of Enceladus

According to a recent study, Enceladus' plumes may contain the building blocks of amino acids, which are the building blocks…

2 years ago

All Life on Earth is Made up of the Same 20 Amino Acids. Scientist Now Think They Know Why

A new study has shown that the building blocks of life (amino acids) may have come together more easily than…

2 years ago

Researchers May Have Found the Missing Piece of Evidence that Explains the Origins of Life

A team of researchers have shown how the basic building blocks of life could have arose on a primordial Earth,…

2 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 376: The Miller-Urey Experiment

Evolution explains how life adapts and evolves over eons. But how did life originate? Chemists Miller and Urey put the…

6 years ago