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Primordial Soup

Scientists Use Super-Powerful Laser To Simulate 'First Spark Of Life'

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 12.10.2014 | Science

It's long been known that life on Earth arose about 4 billion years ago. But what caused the first "spark of life?" That remains a topic for debate. ...

Lab Aims To Use Precious Metal To Make 'Primordial Soup'

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 02.05.2014 | Science

Editor's Note: This article was updated at 4:00 p.m. E.T. A new experiment that smashes gold nuclei at near light speed could mimic the particle so...

Origin Of Life Ideas Need Major Makeover, Study Suggests

Posted 12.12.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 12/11/2012 07:08 PM EST on LiveScience Scientists trying to unravel the mystery of life's origi...

Physicists Use Particle Colliders To Make 'Soup'

Posted 07.20.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 07/19/2012 02:11 PM EDT on LiveScience The primordial soup of matter that existed only s...

Surprising Solution Offered For Origin-Of-Life Puzzle

Posted 02.21.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/21/2012 10:12 AM EST on LiveScience VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Just as species ...