Study builds on plausible scenario for origin of life on Earth


Related images(click to enlarge) A relatively simple combination of naturally occurring sugars and amino acids offers a plausible route to the building blocks of life, according to a paper published in Nature Chemistry co-authored by…

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Biology, materials science get a boost from robust imaging tool


Related images(click to enlarge) Shape and alignment are everything. How nanometer-sized pieces fit together into a whole structure determines how well a living cell or an artificially fabricated device performs. A new method to help…

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