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Protocells Could Provide Clues on the Origins of Life

News   Feb 01, 2019 | Original story from the Penn State Eberly College of Science

 
Protocells Could Provide Clues on the Origins of Life

Droplets of complex coacervates as seen under a microscope. The inset shows RNA molecules (cyan) are highly concentrated inside the droplets compared to the surrounding (dark). At roughly 2-5 micrometers in diameter, the droplets are about 14-35 times thinner than human hair. Credit: Bevilacqua Laboratory, Penn State

 
 
 

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