Redo of a Famous Experiment on the Origins of Life Reveals Critical Detail Missed for Decades

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The Miller-Urey experiment showed that the conditions of early Earth could be simulated in a glass flask. New research finds the flask itself played an underappreciated, though outsize, role.

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