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Aug 26 2016
09:04 am

For nearly nine decades, science’s favorite explanation for the origin of life has been the “primordial soup”. This is the idea that life began from a series of chemical reactions in a warm pond on Earth’s surface, triggered by an external energy source such as lightning strike or ultraviolet (UV) light. But recent research adds weight to an alternative idea, that life arose deep in the ocean within warm, rocky structures called hydrothermal vents.

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WOW! Thanks for the heads up

WOW! Thanks for the heads up on this new theory for the origin of life!

Here’s a good companion treatise: The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha-Mukherjee "… the story of the quest to decipher the master-code of instructions that makes and defines humans…" "This is perhaps the greatest detective story ever told—a millennia-long search, led by a thousand explorers, from Aristotle to Mendel to Francis Collins, for the question marks at the center of every living cell. …"

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"The Gene"

I've read an excerpt of that. Well done!

Science is such a rich avenue for viewing the world in a valid verifiable way. There's always new pieces to the puzzle being revealed.

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