On the Origin of Life

  • Edmond H. Fischer


Since the dawn of human civilization, man has been confronted with the mysteries of his origin and fate, and the nature of life itself. In the earliest accounts of Egyptian, Indian, Asian, and Greek cultures, we find a mixture of de facto acceptance of the continuous creation of life and some mythical description of man’s own origin (Oparin).


Chemical Evolution Spontaneous Generation Greek Culture Continuous Creation Simple Building Block 


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