What were the first molecules that led to life on Earth?

What were the first molecules that led to life on Earth?

Much is speculated and studied about the origins of life on Earth. For decades, scientists have believed that the first molecule that led to living beings was RNA. However, questions have remained about the viability of that theory, as RNA is very complicated and sensitive. New computer modeling suggests that proteins, not RNA were the first molecules to develop. For a more detailed look, read Scientific American.

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2017-11-29T06:24:22+00:00December 15, 2017|General|