Latest Abiogenesis Stories
By creating a model of genetic code evolution, researchers have discovered new information about how RNA signaling could have developed into the “near-optimal” modern genetic code.
Tracing the origins of life isn't only central to understanding our own history, it can also be important for discovering life on other planets.
A Martian meteorite discovered in Antarctica was found to contain some of the early building blocks of life.
Billions of years ago icy comets crashed into the Earth, and they could have produced life-providing organic compounds, including the building blocks of proteins and nucleobase pairs of DNA and RNA.
New research has determined that meteorites that impacted Earth some 3.5 billion years ago could have helped kick start life on this planet.
How did life begin? This question has been the focus of intense research for centuries, and while we have made significant strides, the answer still eludes us.
A structural biologist at the Florida State University College of Medicine has made discoveries that could lead scientists a step closer to understanding how life first emerged on Earth billions of years ago.
A research team at the University of Leeds may have solved the question of how objects from space could have kindled life on Earth.
Instead of being hailed as the definitive proof of extraterrestrial space algae, a new report from the Journal of Cosmology claiming drawing howls and catcalls from around the scientific community.
Behind locked doors, in a lab built like a bomb shelter, Perry Gerakines makes something ordinary yet truly alien: ice.
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