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belief that living things could come from non living things

spontaneous generation

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living things come from living things

biogenesis

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what is this experiment?

goose-neck flasks 

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what did the goose-neck experiment prove

spontaneous generation is not real 

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who made the goose-neck flasks experiment 

Louis Pasteur `

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isotopes that are unstable and 'decay' over time 

radioactive isotopes 

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time it takes for a radioactive isotope to decay by half 

half-life

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half-lifes are ___

the same 

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3 gases in the early atmosphere

nitrogen, ammonia, and methane 

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who hyptohesized about possible gasses in prebiotic atmosphere

alexander oparin 

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who test the hypothesis about gasses in prebiotic atmosphere 

Miller and Urey 

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droplets of differnet types of irregulary shaped molecules 

coacervates 

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round, usually from one tye of molecules 

chemcial reactions occur here more than in water 

microspheres 

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prokaryotic inntracellular parasites eolved into various cell organelles; evidence in mitocondira and chloroplasts

endosymbiosis 

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3 charcteristics of 1st cell

anaerobic

heterotrophic

prokaryotic 

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