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Gravity Assist: Could We Find Billion-Year-Old Cholesterol?

27 Apr 2020, 18:05 UTC
Gravity Assist: Could We Find Billion-Year-Old Cholesterol?
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Every rock tells a story, and so does each fatty acid called a lipid. Your cholesterol, which is part lipid and part protein, could last for billions of years, and contains the information that you are a mammal. Could we find lipids beyond Earth? NASA astrobiologist Lindsay Hays explores this and other topics in her research.

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