It’s intriguing that life as we know it depends on a seemingly un-natural distribution of minerals.
Jupiter’s moon Europa, somewhat smaller than Earth’s moon, may have surface water and organic chemicals, researchers say.
According to Erika DeBenedictis, “one of the big limitations of biology are the basic building blocks themselves.”
My PhD research was on the early plate tectonic history on earth. Plate tectonics involves the movement of plates on the surface of the earth.
The metal element 42, molybdenum, is needed in the body in extremely small but vital amounts for enzymes to work properly.