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How Did Life Begin?

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Photo of Georgia Tech chemist Nicholas Hud in his laboratory.

Scientists propose small molecules helped DNA and RNA first come together, allowing life to form. Here, Georgia Tech chemist Nicholas Hud in his laboratory.

Credit: Georgia Institute of Technology


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Unselfish molecules may have helped give birth to the genetic material of life.

Credit: Georgia Institute of Technology

 

Photo of Nicholas Hud extracting a study sample in his laboratory.

Nicholas Hud extracts a study sample in his laboratory.

Credit: Georgia Institute of Technology


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