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How did life begin? One key ingredient is coming into view A Nobel-prizewinning scientist’s team has taken a big step forward in its quest to reconstruct an early-Earth RNA capable of building proteins. Amber Dance, Nature News, February 28, 2023 Ancient protein study reveals how natural selection predates life itself By Michael Irving, News Atlas, February 28, 2023 Ancient protein study reveals how natural selection predates life itself John Hopkins University, February 28, 2023 One paper is: Makarov, M., Sanchez Rocha, A.C., Krystufek, R., Cherepashuk, I., Dzmitruk, V., Charnavets, T., Faustino, A.M., Lebl, M., Fujishima, K., Fried, S.D. and Hlouchova, K., 2022. Early selection of the amino acid alphabet was adaptively shaped by biophysical constraints of foldability. Jounral of the American Chemical Society. Abstract of paywalled paper PDF of Preprint Yours, Paul H.