New Chemical Reactions Can Help Explain Origin of Life From Non-Living Molecules

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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Scientists at Scripps Research have discovered a new set of chemical reactions that can produce the building blocks of life. They have found a set of chemical reactions that can produce amino acids and nucleic acids — the building blocks of proteins and DNA — by using cyanide, ammonia, and carbon dioxide.

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