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2011-08-11 06:16:06

UC Merced professor coauthors paper published in Nature Chemistry, offering insight into how naturally occurring RNA precursors may have formed on Earth billions of years ago.

2011-08-08 17:17:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA-funded researchers have found more evidence meteorites can carry DNA components created in space.

2011-03-23 15:10:00

GREENBELT, Md., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The origin of life may have been smelly, according to a recent, NASA-funded analysis of residue from a variant of classic experiments performed by Dr.

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2011-03-22 08:59:44

'Lost' samples from famous origin of life researcher could send the search for Earth's first life in a new direction.

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2011-03-01 08:25:00

Fragments from a meteorite found in the Antarctic strengthen the argument that the elements needed to begin life on earth could have come from outer space, claims a new study published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the Natural Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

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2011-02-07 10:06:59

Discovery of inorganic, semipermeable clay vesicles indicates minerals could have played a key role in the origins of life.

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2010-12-02 14:09:55

New research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill investigating the effect of temperature on extremely slow chemical reactions suggests that the time required for evolution on a warm earth is shorter than critics might expect.

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2010-10-05 08:36:57

Supercomputer simulations at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are helping scientists unravel how nucleic acids could have contributed to the origins of life.

2010-09-29 09:09:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Journal of Astrobiology, a peer reviewed scientific journal published by Cambridge University Press, has published "The Origin of the Vertebrate Skeleton," submitted by Synthetic Life Lab of New York City.

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2010-08-08 20:02:37

Several lines of evidence support the idea that life originated with molecules that lay between mica sheets


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