Posts Tagged ‘amino acid’

Citizen/Gamer Scientists

Friday, August 6th, 2010

FoldIt, an online game, allows players to unravel scientific mysteries (and get published in scientific journals).

Amino Acids in Space

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

The presence of the amino acid, glycine, was found on the comet Wild 2. This latest finding supports the notion that the building blocks of life are quite common in the Universe—and life beyond Earth might very well exist!

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