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But deskpro2k3, what is an Organic Molecule?

Answer: Organic molecules are the molecules of life and are built around chains of carbon atoms. There are four main organic molecules that combine to build cells and their parts: carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids (DNA/RNA).


The Curiosity rover has discovered ancient organic molecules on Mars, embedded within sedimentary rocks that are billions of years old.

Ancient Organics Discovered on Mars