Latest Abiogenesis Stories
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.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA-funded researchers have found more evidence meteorites can carry DNA components created in space.
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.
'Lost' samples from famous origin of life researcher could send the search for Earth's first life in a new direction.
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).
Discovery of inorganic, semipermeable clay vesicles indicates minerals could have played a key role in the origins of life.
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.
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.
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.
Several lines of evidence support the idea that life originated with molecules that lay between mica sheets
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