Oparin's ``Origin of Life'': Sixty Years Later

@article{Miller1997OparinsO,
  title={Oparin's ``Origin of Life'': Sixty Years Later
},
  author={Stanley L. Miller and J. William Schopf and Antonio Lazcano},
  journal={Journal of Molecular Evolution},
  year={1997},
  volume={44
},
  pages={351
-353
}
}
It is now 60 years since Oparin’s Origin of Life appeared in Russian (Oparin 1936), followed shortly after by the English edition (Oparin 1938). We feel that it is useful to evaluate its significance in the light of present work in the field. In 1924, Oparin authored a small book (Oparin 1924) which had no international notice since it was only read by a few Russian scientists. An English translation of this work is included in Bernal’s bookThe Origin of Life (Bernal 1967). In contrast, the… Expand
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