Two prebiotic molecules - one related to DNA and the other to an amino acid - have been identified in a gas cloud near the center of the Milky Way.
Scientists have demonstrated that it's possible to store information in individual molecules, potentially paving the way for storage devices that could be thousands of times smaller than today.
Scientists at the University of Southern California (USC) have identified two molecules capable of killing cancer cells.
The asymmetry of biological molecules may have come from space, say French scientists.
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have successfully designed a computer chip comprising hundreds of tiny molecules.