Archive for July, 2012

Doron Lancet: The Origin and Synthesis of Life

Article – Suzan Mazur

Since the investigation into who we are and where we came from increasingly involves creating a living cell with modern chemicals that may not have existed on early Earth — should we even continue to call the research origin of life? Weizmann Institute … Read more »

David Deamer: 1st Life & “The Lonsdale 8”

Article – Suzan Mazur

David Deamer’s trailblazing of prebiotics goes back to 1977 and a paper on lipids and membranes published in Nature, but his curiosity about origin of life dates to his teenage spelunking adventures growing up in Ohio in the 1950s. Read more »