Monthly Archives: May 2007

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Gen·e·sis: The Scientific Quest for Life’s Origin by Robert M. Hazen

In all the recent noise over the higher steps of evolution and the proper way to teach them in American schools, it’s easy to forget that science hasn’t established the first big step: how the basic building blocks of life—the nucleotides that make up Watson and Crick’s celebrated reverse spiral staircase—organized into life proper.