Uracil Discovered on Asteroid Ryugu — What Does It Mean for the Origin of Life?
These Ryugu samples appear to be our first chance to examine which organic compounds may be produced in a prebiotic setting in our solar system.
How the Earth Operates Supply Chains for Life
It’s no help having essential elements in the Earth’s crust if they can’t get to the organisms that need them.
Meet the Ghostly Organisms that Rescue the Planet
A man was paddleboarding last month when he came across a mysterious creature three miles off the shoreline of California.
Astrophysicist Ethan Siegel Sells “Something from Nothing”: I’m Not Buying
In order to push this, he has to make some pretty big changes to our normal dictionary definition of what “nothing” means.
Is There Enough Phosphorus for Us?
The element phosphorus, on which life heavily depends for its codes and metabolic processes, is a limiting factor for complex beings on habitable planets.