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Primordial soup lives again

Newly analyzed vials hosted contents of an experiment testing whether life could originate in a volcano’s local environment.

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1:24pm, October 16, 2008

After decades of languishing in a cardboard box, unanalyzed vials from a famous chemistry experiment have been brought back to the lab, revealing new clues to the beginnings of life on Earth.

Over 50 years ago, Stanley Miller, then a 23-year-old gradua

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