Origins of life: Systems chemistry on early Earth

@article{Szostak2009OriginsOL,
  title={Origins of life: Systems chemistry on early Earth},
  author={Jack W. Szostak},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2009},
  volume={459},
  pages={171-172}
}
  • Jack W. Szostak
  • Published 2009
  • Chemistry, Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Understanding how life emerged on Earth is one of the greatest challenges facing modern chemistry. A new way of looking at the synthesis of RNA sidesteps a thorny problem in the field. 
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