The Origin of Life
When: November 5, 2012 12PM PST
A key to understanding ourselves comes from studying the origins of life on Earth. One way to approach origins is to look at our biochemistry. Biology records its own history in molecules, reactions and sequences. We can peel back the molecular layers and ask what was happening during the crucial period in Earth’s history when life arose. What strategies were being used by early life to survive… and why?