Imagine you are taking a slug of whiskey.
The question of where life began is one of the enduring mysteries of science. Charles Darwin himself speculated that it might have happened in “a warm little pond,” while modern biologists think the superheated water around seafloor volcanic vents is a more likely spot
Two Americans and an Israeli were awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for painstakingly mapping out the thousands of atoms that make up the ribosome — work that paves the way for new antibiotics. Inside all animals, plants and bacteria are DNA molecules that contain the blueprint for life