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Tag: Chemical evolution
How Protein Misfolding May Kickstart Chemical Evolution
Mar 1, 2017
Alzheimer’s disease, and other neurodegenerative conditions involving abnormal folding of proteins, may help explain the emergence of life – and how to create it.
Building-blocks of life
May 18, 2016
Biological evolution was preceded by a long phase of chemical evolution during which precursors of biopolymers accumulated.
The origins of abiotic species
Jan 4, 2016
A study demonstrates how new 'molecular species' can emerge through chemical evolution, a process likely involved at the origin of life.
The Structure and Nonfunction of RNA
Dec 17, 2014
By studying how the structural components of RNA interact, and how the molecule performs the remarkable feat of self-assembling, scientists have uncovered new details about the chemical evolution of RNA.