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How did life on Earth originate? Did replication or metabolism come first in the history of life? In the second edition of the acclaimed Origins of Life, distinguished scientist and science writer Freeman Dyson examines these questions and discusses the two main theories that try to explain how naturally occurring chemicals could organize themselves into living creatures. The majority view is that life began with replicating molecules, the precursors of modern genes. The minority belief is that random populations of ...

Origins of Life 1999, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780521626682

2nd Rev edition

Trade paperback

Origins of Life 1986, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521309493