TED – How Life Might Have First Occurred on Earth In his lab, Martin Hanczyc makes “protocells,” experimental blobs of chemicals that behave like living cells. His work demonstrates how life might have first occurred on Earth … and perhaps elsewhere too. Facebook Prev Article Next Article Discover Checkout these cool gadgets... Related Posts The Not-Quite-Robots That Help Fix Fusion Reactors What Is the Most Dangerous Place on Earth? The Town That Was Burned for Science: Aultsville Why danger symbols can’t last forever What Is Sea Level, Anyway? Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”?