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Was the primordial soup a hearty pre-protein stew?
September 1, 2017
How proteins evolved billions of years ago, when Earth was devoid of life, has stumped many a scientist. A little do-si-do between amino acids and their chemical lookalikes may have done the trick. Evolutionary chemists tried it and got results by the boatload. Image credit: Ram Krishnamurthy / Center for Chemical EvolutionFull Story
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