New Study Says That Life May Have Started in Ponds

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At some point during your tenure at high school, you were taught that life on this planet started in the oceans. In fact, this theory has become so well established that scientists use it as a marker for signs and the eventual formation of life on other planets. Yet, a new study from the minds at MIT may point to a much smaller scenario.


The MIT study finds that shallow bodies of water are what could have potentially been more suitable for Earth’s first life forms.

The Origin of Life

According to the study, bodies of water no bigger than 10 centimeters deep could have held a high enough concentration of


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