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Is this the solution to a major origin-of-life mystery?

Cosmos Magazine - Wed 10 Jan 18

US researchers may have solved one of chemistry and biology’s biggest chicken-or-egg conundrums. Joel F. Hooper reports.

Chemists discover plausible recipe for early life on Earth

Phys.org - Mon 8 Jan 18

Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a fascinating new theory for how life on Earth may have begun.

Chemists discover plausible recipe for early life on Earth, SpaceDaily - Tue 9 Jan 18
Chemists discover plausible recipe for early life on Earth, ScienceDaily - Mon 8 Jan 18
Chemists Discover Plausible Recipe for Early Life on Earth, Newswise - Mon 8 Jan 18
Chemists discover plausible recipe for early life on Earth, Eurekalert - Mon 8 Jan 18

Enzyme-free reaction cycles hint at primitive precursor to metabolism

Chemistry World - Wed 10 Jan 18

Reactions between small carboxylates and a hydrogen peroxide catalyst resemble the modern citric acid cycle

Researchers close in on the reactions which fed the first life on Earth

ZME Science - Wed 10 Jan 18

Everyone's gotta eat!

Scientists develop possible recipe for first life on Earth

UPI - Mon 8 Jan 18

Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute have come up with a plausible recipe for how life began on early Earth.

Chemists Discover Plausible Recipe for Early Life on Earth

Laboratory Equipment - Mon 8 Jan 18

NewsChemists have developed a fascinating new theory for how life on Earth may have begun. Their experiments demonstrate that key chemical reactions that support life today could have been carried ...

Scientists uncover new chemical recipe for early life on Earth

Inhabitat - Mon 8 Jan 18

Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have crafted a compelling new chemical blueprint for the origin of life on Earth. "This was a black box for us," said Ramanarayanan Krishnamurthy, ...