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Did plate tectonics set the stage for life on Earth?

7 Jun 2018, 13:00 UTC
Did plate tectonics set the stage for life on Earth?
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The cooling of Earth’s mantle via plate tectonics increased the amount of phosphorus in the planet’s crust, which is vital for biochemistry.

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