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To unravel the origin of life, treat findings as pieces of a bigger puzzle

Aerial view of the Grand Prismatic Springs geyser in Yellowstone National Park

One scenario suggests that life began in geothermal pools on land, such as this hot spring in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. Credit: Jeff Vanuga/Nature Picture Library

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Nature 626, 948-951 (2024)



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