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Amino acid glycine found in samples from the comet Wild 2

Aug 17th, 2009 | By

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/08/glycinecomet Scientists have discovered the amino acid glycine, a critical component of all living things, hiding in samples from the comet Wild 2. It’s the first time an amino acid has been found inside a comet, and NASA scientists say the discovery supports the theory that some of the ingredients necessary for life originated in
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