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Monday, August 08, 2011

DNA Building Blocks Made in Space


NASA-funded researchers have evidence that some building blocks of DNA, the molecule that carries the genetic instructions for life, found in meteorites were likely created in space. The research gives support to the theory that a "kit" of ready-made parts created in space and delivered to Earth by meteorite and comet impacts assisted the origin of life and the foundation of our astrobiology, [Science Daily, The Washington Post, France24, International Business Times and PNAS paper].

2 comments:

div said...

really surprising one, i would like to research on this...!!!

div said...

This is very interesting and i would like to research the universe...!!!