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Origin of life: Bacteria more like people than like amino acids

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Lynn Margulis (1938-2011)/Javier Pedreira, 2005

[The smallest bacterium] is so much more like people than Stanley Miller’s mixtures of chemicals, because it already has these system properties. So to go from a bacterium to people is less of a step than to go from a mixture of amino acids to that bacterium.” – trailblazing evolutionary biologist Lynn Margulis See also: John Horgan, The End of Science: Facing the Limits of Knowledge in the Twilight of the Scientific Age, (New York, Addison-Wesley, 1996), p. 138-141File under: Simple life forms, origin of life …

Hat tip: Slawek Bioslawek

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Wow! Interesting fact! How many people, actually how many evolutionists would guess that?! tjguy

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