From the article:
"Previously, we thought the simplest way to make amino acids in an asteroid was at cooler temperatures in the presence of liquid water," Glavin said in a statement. "This meteorite suggests there's another way involving reactions in gases as a very hot asteroid cools down."
|is that Elephant poop?|
More at the source article -> http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/12/101220-asteroid-meteorite-life-space-science/