Archive for November 6th, 2013

Clay May Have Been Birthplace of Life On Earth, New Study Suggests

Clay, a seemingly infertile blend of minerals, might have been the birthplace of life on Earth. Or at least of the complex biochemicals that make life possible, Cornell University biological engineers report in the Nov. 7 online issue of the journal Scientific Reports, published by Nature Publishing. “We propose that in early geological history clay […]