Web Feature on the Abiotic Poduction of Uracil

A web feature on the abiotic production of the nucleobase uracil was posted at http://www.nasa.gov/topics/technology/features/uracil.html on November 6. This web feature summarizes work done at that Astrochemistry Laboratory at NASA-Ames that was reported in a recent issue of the journal Astrobiology.

Since its appearance, the web story has been picked up by a multitude of other sites, including those at National Public Radio, Astrobiology.com, Portal to the Universe, Space Weekly, ESA, Twitter, Science Daily, USA Today, and The Huffington Post