Early life on Earth may have existed as miniature droplets of jelly

By Michael Marshall Blobs of simple carbon-based compounds could have been the precursors to the first living cells. A new study suggests that such droplets could have formed quickly and easily on the young Earth. “We were able to find these interesting microdroplet structures that could be synthesised from prebiotically available resources,” says Tony JiaContinue reading “Early life on Earth may have existed as miniature droplets of jelly”