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Life as we know it nearly created in lab

Posted on Wednesday, 14 January, 2009 | Comment icon 1 comment


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"One of life's greatest mysteries is how it began. Scientists have pinned it down to roughly this: Some chemical reactions occurred about 4 billion years ago — perhaps in a primordial tidal soup or maybe with help of volcanoes or possibly at the bottom of the sea or between the mica sheets — to create biology."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Mac E on 14 January, 2009, 20:46
WOW! That's pretty cool. So have they proven that RNA can be created from the most basic building blocks of life or is it just one step in evolution?




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