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One Wrong-Handed Amino Acid Can Cause Vertigo

The rocks in your head that give you a sense of balance are finely tuned to spiral in a certain way.

Big Science Lies About Chirality in Space

What was discovered has nothing to do with life, nor does it contribute in any way to solving one of the "greatest mysteries of chemistry."

Origin of Life for Dummies

Readers can decide if these news stories on the origin of life represent smart science or not.

More Attempts to Explain Chirality

Despite the hype in some reports, the highly-designed experiments only underscore the problem for origin of life theories.

Left-Handed Life: Is the Chirality Problem Near Solution?

Cells use only left-handed amino acids and right-handed sugars. A new hypothesis involving the weak nuclear force tries to address this asymmetry.

New Chirality Solution Proposed

It's long been a mystery why cells use one hand of two-handed molecules, like left-handed amino acids and right-handed sugars. A new proposal solves the mystery, explaining how this phenomenon called homochirality arises naturally. Wait a minute...
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