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Helen Hansma discusses the importance of the origin of life and her new hypothesis.

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Helen Hansma of the University at Santa Barbara discusses why the origin of life is an important topic and her new hypothesis that life started between mica sheets that were embedded in rocks that were sitting in an early ocean.

Credit: University of California, Santa Barbara/National Science Foundation

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