British Scientists Discover Potential Origin of Life

Agence France-Presse reports that British scientists have discovered how a life giving soup of simple chemicals may have sprung the first signs of life.

Scientists also found that ribonucleic acid, commonly know as RNA, was the first strain to emerge, because of it’s ability to produce proteins and act as storage for genetic code.

“But DNA is too sophisticated to have popped up in an instant, and one avenue of thought says its single-stranded cousin, ribonucleic acid, or RNA, came first.”

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