Comet Lovejoy: Sugar and…Alcohol

Researches have long wondered where organic molecules, the building blocks of life on Earth, have come from. We have known that radiation bombarded star dust creates organic molecules in space, but wht of some oft he more complex organic molecules? A team from Nasa just noticed that Comet Lovejoy was giving …

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Evolution of Snakes: Lizards to Slitherers

This fossil of a four legged snake shows an evolutionary step from lizards to snakes

  This newly found fossil is causing quite a stir. Can you figure out why? Here’s a hint: It looks like a snake, and it is. Kind of. It is the evolutionary cousin to the snake, a mix between a snake and a lizard. A new fossil that is teaching …

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