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  • Asteroid Samples Brought to Earth Contain Key Molecules for Life

    Asteroid Samples Brought to Earth Contain Key Molecules for Life

    Japan’s education ministry says that more than 20 types of amino acids were detected in samples of an asteroid that were brought to Earth in December 2020, The Japan Times reports. The detection is the first evidence that amino acids exist on asteroids in space and has implications for understanding how such vital organic molecules…