Science and Technology : New TSRI study offers surprising twist on how life began on Earth

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    In the Spirit of Sankofa,


    New TSRI study offers surprising twist on how life began on Earth


    A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) offers a twist on a popular theory for how life on Earth began about four billion years ago.

    ... “Even if you believe in a RNA-only world, you have to believe in something that existed with RNA to help it move forward,” said Ramanarayanan Krishnamurthy, associate professor of chemistry at TSRI and senior author of the new study. “Why not think of RNA and DNA rising together, rather than trying to convert RNA to DNA by means of some fantastic chemistry at a prebiotic stage?”

    The study was published recently in the journal Angewandte Chemie ...


    http://www.news-medical.net/news/20...prising-twist-on-how-life-began-on-Earth.aspx

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    Ram Krishnamurthy is an associate professor of chemistry at The Scripps Research Institute


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    Now that's interesting.

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