Some British scientists have done some research that appears to solve one of the problems of a particular theory of RNA synthesis that makes this theory more plausible as a possible explanation of the origins of DNA and organic life on earth. That is all.
FOX News runs the headline "Scientists May Have Found How Life Began", which is positively pedestrian compared to the source article from Agence France-Presse, "Chemists See First Building Blocks to Life on Earth".
That's the problem with most science reporting...
In more fun science news, they're handing out awards for optical illusions, now;
The winning entry, from a Bucknell University professor, may help explain why curve balls in baseball are so tricky to hit.
There are a couple of other cool illusions shown, as well as the design of the award trophy, which is clever.