Navigation Links
Scientists discover cosmic factory for making building blocks of life
Date:9/15/2013

portance of future space missions to these moons to search for signs of life.

The researchers discovered that when a comet impacts on a world it creates a shock wave that generates molecules that make up amino acids. The impact of the shock wave also generates heat, which then transforms these molecules into amino acids.

The team made their discovery by recreating the impact of a comet by firing projectiles through a large high speed gun. This gun, located at the University of Kent, uses compressed gas to propel projectiles at speeds of 7.15 kilometres per second into targets of ice mixtures, which have a similar composition to comets. The resulting impact created amino acids such as glycine and D-and L-alanine.


'/>"/>

Contact: Colin Smith
cd.smith@imperial.ac.uk
44-020-759-46712
Imperial College London
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. ASU scientists strike scientific gold with meteorite
2. Scientists engineer strain of MERS coronavirus for use in a vaccine
3. Singapore scientists discover new RNA processing pathway important in human embryonic stem cells
4. Peering into genetic defects, CU scientists discover a new metabolic disease
5. Youthful stem cells from bone can heal the heart, Temple scientists report
6. UF scientists encounter holes in tree of life, push for better data storage
7. Scientists discover new bat species in West Africa
8. Worlds scientists, researchers and nutrition experts convene to explore the benefits of mushrooms
9. Now hear this: Scientists discover compound to prevent noise-related hearing loss
10. NIH scientists describe how anthrax toxins cause illness, death
11. UCLA scientists receive $2 million grant to improve quality of donor livers for transplant
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/22/2014)... squirrels have adapted to New York City,s human behaviour, ... better, than their fellow squirrels in the woods. , ... Environment & Agriculture, led the study that proved eastern ... urban environments and prevent unnecessary responses when humans acted ... footpath. , "As we rapidly increase the spread ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... spot with natural tourism resources, a recent study revealed a ... Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM) indicated that there are the ... 5,000 years ago. That is the first time to actually ... volcano 5,000 years ago in the inland part of the ... The research team led by Dr. Jin-Young Lee confirmed in ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... 2014 NXT-ID, Inc., (NXTD: OTCQB) a biometric authentication ... its next generation smart wallet, Wocket™, will be featured on ... that airs on the History Channel, FYI Network, ... features top technology products and services. The segment ... Channel (6:00-6:30am ET/PT) and the FYI Network (7:00-7:30am ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New York squirrels are nuts about city life 2Jeju Island is a live volcano 2NXT-ID's Next Generation Wocket Smart Wallet to be Featured on NewsWatch, Airing on History Channel, FYI Network and ION Network 2NXT-ID's Next Generation Wocket Smart Wallet to be Featured on NewsWatch, Airing on History Channel, FYI Network and ION Network 3
... and zanamivir, are highly effective when given as ... the influenza virus, according to an analysis of ... Research Center, University of Michigan and University of ... the American Journal of Epidemiology. The analysis also ...
... for granted when it is carried out by the ... when scientists devise new ways for molecules to self ... , Researchers with the Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute (MII ... development in the online issue for the Journal of ...
... Center have identified a subgroup of hard-to-treat breast cancers ... used in the treatment of breast tumors. They ... which may help identify patients most likely to benefit ... in a clinical trial anticipated to begin at the ...
Cached Biology News:Antivirals effectively curb influenza virus 2Antivirals effectively curb influenza virus 3Molecular signature may identify cisplatin-sensitive breast tumors 2Molecular signature may identify cisplatin-sensitive breast tumors 3
(Date:7/22/2014)... The DNA Spectrum Ancestry ... representation of history, migration, and culture. , Throughout ... family history stories stemming from Europe. His father passionately ... Pictures and 8mm home movies painted an elaborate picture ... and Steve ordered a test from DNA Spectrum to ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... SHENZHEN , Kina, 22. juli 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... et datterselskab af BGI, verdens største genomics-organisation, annoncerede ... exome-sekvenseringstjeneste baseret på Complete Genomics brancheførende platform. ... for at levere patenterede sekvenseringsteknologier med 99,999 % ... blev købt af BGI i 2013. Mere end ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... Hussey Copper , a leader in copper manufacturing ... Pullman Regional Hospital,s conversion of more than 1,100 touch ... at a nominal cost.  This reasonably priced surface kills ... within 2 hours of exposure 1 and will aid ... in its facilities. Pullman Regional Hospital, in ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... Quorum Review IRB, the industry leader in ... trials called Quick Step™ . The offering went live ... research industry’s need for seamless study start-up with a large ... studies planning 50 or more North American investigator sites, as ... site count of 80 or more. Qualifying studies may also ...
Breaking Biology Technology:DNA Test from DNA Spectrum Shows Heritage Like a Map of the Past 2DNA Test from DNA Spectrum Shows Heritage Like a Map of the Past 3DNA Test from DNA Spectrum Shows Heritage Like a Map of the Past 4BGI Tech lancerer Human Whole Exome-sekvenseringstjeneste på Complete Genomics avancerede platform 2Pullman Regional Hospital changes more than 1,100 touch points to Hussey Copper's MD-Cu29 antimicrobial copper to help protect against bacteria 2Pullman Regional Hospital changes more than 1,100 touch points to Hussey Copper's MD-Cu29 antimicrobial copper to help protect against bacteria 3Quorum Review IRB Launches New Quick Step™ Service for Large Clinical Trials 2Quorum Review IRB Launches New Quick Step™ Service for Large Clinical Trials 3
... FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC ) announced ... exclusive agreements covering global development and supply of Chr. ... will begin commercialization this year of Chr. Hansen,s Nemix ... biological standalone and combination products in the Americas and ...
... NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2011 ... research report is available in its ... (DNA Microarrays, Lab-on-Chip, Protein Microarrays, Tissue ... Forecast (2010-2015) ...
... Blocking a transport pathway through the brain cells offers new ... colleagues of VIB and K.U. Leuven discovered that two main ... beta precursor protein (APP) and the beta secretase enzyme (BACE1), ... up. It is during the eventual meeting between protein and ...
Cached Biology Technology:FMC Corporation Announces Exclusive Global Development and Supply Agreements for Chr. Hansen Biological Products 2Biochips Market (DNA Microarrays, Lab-on-Chip, Protein Microarrays, Tissue & Cell Arrays) Trends & Global Forecast (2010-2015) 2Biochips Market (DNA Microarrays, Lab-on-Chip, Protein Microarrays, Tissue & Cell Arrays) Trends & Global Forecast (2010-2015) 3Biochips Market (DNA Microarrays, Lab-on-Chip, Protein Microarrays, Tissue & Cell Arrays) Trends & Global Forecast (2010-2015) 4Biochips Market (DNA Microarrays, Lab-on-Chip, Protein Microarrays, Tissue & Cell Arrays) Trends & Global Forecast (2010-2015) 5Biochips Market (DNA Microarrays, Lab-on-Chip, Protein Microarrays, Tissue & Cell Arrays) Trends & Global Forecast (2010-2015) 6Biochips Market (DNA Microarrays, Lab-on-Chip, Protein Microarrays, Tissue & Cell Arrays) Trends & Global Forecast (2010-2015) 7Biochips Market (DNA Microarrays, Lab-on-Chip, Protein Microarrays, Tissue & Cell Arrays) Trends & Global Forecast (2010-2015) 8Biochips Market (DNA Microarrays, Lab-on-Chip, Protein Microarrays, Tissue & Cell Arrays) Trends & Global Forecast (2010-2015) 9Biochips Market (DNA Microarrays, Lab-on-Chip, Protein Microarrays, Tissue & Cell Arrays) Trends & Global Forecast (2010-2015) 10Biochips Market (DNA Microarrays, Lab-on-Chip, Protein Microarrays, Tissue & Cell Arrays) Trends & Global Forecast (2010-2015) 11Biochips Market (DNA Microarrays, Lab-on-Chip, Protein Microarrays, Tissue & Cell Arrays) Trends & Global Forecast (2010-2015) 12Biochips Market (DNA Microarrays, Lab-on-Chip, Protein Microarrays, Tissue & Cell Arrays) Trends & Global Forecast (2010-2015) 13
... peptide transporter 2 (APT2) ... transporter PSF2) (Peptide supply ... transporter involved in antigen ... Antigen: ...
Raised to arginine vasopressin coupled to bovine thyroglobulin with carbodiimide ....
Chicken polyclonal to HAGH ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Synthetic peptide, corresponding to N terminal amino acids 110-260 of Human HAGH. Entrez GeneID: 3029 Swiss ...
Rab 3 Immunogen: Synthetic peptide corresponding to the N-terminal region of Rab 3 protein. Storage: -20 C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles...
Biology Products: