Origins of Life: New data mined from historic 'primordial soup' study

So freakin' cool. It'll be interesting to see what those crazy creationists have to say about this one.

 

"A historic 1953 experiment in which a chemist created a "primordial soup" of organic molecules — showing that the chemical building blocks of life could have originated on a hot, gassy Earth — was even more remarkable than scientists back then realized.

Half a century later, researchers have unearthed a trove of long-lost experiments conducted by U.S. chemist Stanley Miller in his classic work. Using modern technology to analyze one key experiment, they have discovered that Miller's attempts produced more organic compounds than even he realized."

 

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here's the link for the youtube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=It83JKAxejM

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