Comet Holds Building Block for Life

An amino acid, one of the essential ingredients to life on Earth, has been found in a comet for the first time, NASA announced Monday.
Since amino acids have already been discovered in meteorites, this new development, reported at the American Chemical Society meeting in Washington, D.C., suggests that early Earth had plenty of opportunities to have been seeded for life by extraterrestrial bodies.

Full article by Irene Klotz on Discovery News



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