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Space

Sweet Molecule Could Lead Us To Alien Life 72

Posted by samzenpus
from the you-catch-more-aliens-with-honey dept.
Matt_dk writes "Scientists have detected an organic sugar molecule that is directly linked to the origin of life in a region of our galaxy where habitable planets could exist. The international team of researchers used the IRAM radio telescope in France to detect the molecule in a massive star forming region of space, some 26,000 light years from Earth."

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