Proto-DNA from Meteorites Kick-Started Life on Earth

How life got started on Earth is still a big problem for scientists. The story goes something like this: "Well, there was this primordial soup of amino acids and stuff, then maybe there was some lightning, or something, and then ::mumble, mumble:: and then we had life." Awkward! But that awkwardness may be over:… » 6/16/08 10:00am 6/16/08 10:00am