The biochemical theory for the origin of life

There are many models for the origin of life, all based on an understanding of how the simplest living organisms today operate. The first 'modern' model for the origin of life was presented in the 1920s independently by two remarkable scientists, the Russian biochemist A. I. Oparin (1894-1980) and the British evolutionary biologist J. B. S. Haldane (1892-1964). Oparin and Haldane share the distinction of being independent co-founders of the so-called biochemical theory for the origin of life,...