This can't be talking about the origin of life due to the last sentence in this article's first paragraph.

Therefore 5 seems to have an obvious answer, evolution is seeded by genetic mutation (and mixing of genes in sexual reproduction) and filtered by natural selection. Of course natural selection on its own won't create new genes, but no-one ever suggested it did. The new genetic code comes from mutations.

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