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Discovery boosts theory that life on Earth arose from RNA-DNA mix

LA JOLLA, CA December 29, 2020 – Chemists at Scripps Research have made a discovery that supports a surprising new view of how life originated on our planet. In a study published in the chemistry journal Angewandte Chemie, they demonstrated that a simple compound called diamidophosphate (DAP), which was plausibly present on Earth before life arose, could […]

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Up to 45 percent of SARS-CoV-2 infections may be asymptomatic

LA JOLLA, CA, June 12, 2020 – An extraordinary percentage of people infected by the virus behind the ongoing deadly COVID-19 pandemic never show symptoms of the disease, according to the results of a Scripps Research analysis of public datasets on asymptomatic infections. The findings, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, suggest that asymptomatic infections may account for […]