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Beginnings Of Life

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Beginnings Of Life

Beginnings Of Life

Beginnings Of Life

Only Available in Archive Formats.

— Ivan Amato reports researchers have discovered new details about the beginnings of life. A team of scientists has observed two groups of chemical proteins that help each other reproduce. The chemicals would replicate by themselves, but together, they speed up the process. Scientists say the reproduction is happening without the presence of DNA, previously thought to be crucial for replication.