Cell membranes are a crucial building block for life on Earth but for them to exist on Saturn’s moon Titan, with its methane lakes and -290° F temperatures (-170° C) and all, they would require a rather different makeup. NASA scientists have now detected a key ingredient they say could form membrane like-structures in Titan’s harsh conditions, providing a new clue in the search for life elsewhere in the solar system.
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