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How Cell Membranes May Have Kicked Off the Origin of Life

Discover Magazine - Mon 12 Aug 19

(Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab) (Inside Science) -- Experts believe the building blocks of life first bumped into each other about 3.5 billion years ago. ...

First cells may have emerged because building blocks of proteins stabilized membranes

Phys.org - Mon 12 Aug 19

Life on Earth arose about 4 billion years ago when the first cells formed within a primordial soup of complex, carbon-rich chemical compounds.

First cells may have emerged because building blocks of proteins stabilized membranes, ScienceDaily - Mon 12 Aug 19
First cells may have emerged because building blocks of proteins stabilized membranes, Eurekalert - Mon 12 Aug 19

The origin of life: Not as coincidental as once thought?

Astronomy.com - Mon 12 Aug 19

Researchers find that membranes may have helped the building blocks of life come together.

First cells on ancient Earth may have emerged because building blocks of proteins stabilized membranes

Newswise - Mon 12 Aug 19

Scientists have discovered that the building blocks of proteins can stabilize cell membranes. This finding may explain how the first cells emerged from the primordial soup billions of years ...