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Origins of Life


The Origin of Life on Earth and the Design of Alternative Life Forms

To understand the origin of life on Earth, we must understand the pathways that lead from chemistry to biology.

Could life have emerged multiple times on Earth, in the universe?

If abiogenesis happened on Earth, and if it happened on neighbouring worlds, there’s no telling how many times it could have happened.

We’ve been wrong about the origins of life for 90 years

Studies add weight to the idea that life arose deep in the ocean within warm, rocky structures called hydrothermal vents.

Are we Martians? DNA survives entry into Earth’s atmosphere – Are planets source of life?

Exposed to the high temperatures of rapid transit through the upper atmosphere, DNA survives and even retains functionality.