Darwin’s warm little pond revisited: from molecules to the origin of life

@article{Follmann2009DarwinsWL,
  title={Darwin’s warm little pond revisited: from molecules to the origin of life},
  author={Hartmut Follmann and Carol Brownson},
  journal={Naturwissenschaften},
  year={2009},
  volume={96},
  pages={1265-1292}
}
All known cosmic and geological conditions and laws of chemistry and thermodynamics allow that complex organic matter could have formed spontaneously on pristine planet Earth about 4,000 mya. Simple gasses and minerals on the surface and in oceans of the early Earth reacted and were eventually organized in supramolecular aggregates and enveloped cells that evolved into primitive forms of life. Chemical evolution, which preceded all species of extant organisms, is a fact. In this review, we have… 
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