Scientist and Author Nick Lane Provides His Unique Perspective
Four billion years ago, life sprang up from a nonliving Earth. Perhaps the source of life was a “warm little pond” that Charles Darwin mused about more than a century and a half ago, teeming with all the necessary chemical ingredients for the first living organisms to form. Or perhaps life preexisted in the universe, and space-hardy microorganisms arrived on our planet via a meteoroid one fateful day. Nick Lane, professor of evolutionary biochemistry at University College London, favors a different idea.
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