Understanding how life on Earth might have originated is the major goal of origins of life chemistry.

Scientists Have Discovered the Origins of the Building Blocks of Life Mar. The Origin of Origins.

Home Life is coeternal with matter and has no beginning; life arrived on Earth at the time of Earth’s origin or shortly thereafter. Scientists are searching for life's origins beyond the "warm little pond" that, 140 years ago, Charles Darwin speculated was the starting place.

RNA-DNA Chimeras Might Have Supported the Origin of Life on Earth A new study finds mixtures of nucleotide types, rather than pure systems, are more likely to yield the building blocks of life. To proceed from simple feedstock molecules and energy sources to a living … Life arose on the early Earth by a series of progressive chemical reactions . Most historians would say that the modern era of experimental research in origin-of-life studies began in a basement laboratory in the chemistry department of …