How Did Life Begin? Texas Paleontologist Says He's Found The Biological 'Holy Grail'

Huffington Post - This is bigger than finding any dinosaur,” Dr. Sankar Chatterjee, a professor of geoscience at Texas Tech University and curator of paleontology at the Museum Of Texas Tech University, said in a written statement. “This is what we’ve all searched for--the Holy Grail of science.”

Scientists know life on Earth began more than 3.8 billion years ago, but exactly how it began has long been an unanswered question.

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This is bigger than finding any dinosaur,” Dr. Sankar Chatterjee, a professor of geoscience at Texas Tech University and curator of paleontology at the Museum Of Texas Tech University, said in a written statement. “This is what we’ve all searched for--the Holy Grail of science.”

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