Astronomers reveal interstellar thread of one of life’s building blocks

ALMA and Rosetta map the journey of phosphorus ESO Phosphorus, present in our DNA and cell membranes, is an essential element for life as we know it. But how it…

Life could have emerged from lakes with high phosphorus

University of Washington Life as we know it requires phosphorus. It’s one of the six main chemical elements of life, it forms the backbone of DNA and RNA molecules, acts…