Have scientists made life in a laboratory? Two-thirds of the public think the answer is yes.
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.
Abiogenesis is the prebiotic process wherein life, such as a cell, arises from non-living materials such as simple organic compounds.
I have been seeking to describe the science of purpose. Now it is worth getting down to the basics of what science actually is and how it works.
Cell membranes are essential for life because they actively maintain homeostasis, providing a consistent environment inside the cell.