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If unhealthy exposure to radiation causes our cells to mutate and rapidly divide causing cancer,...

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If unhealthy exposure to radiation causes our cells to mutate and rapidly divide causing cancer, then is radiation responsible for the formation, mutation and rapid division of primitive cells causing life as we see today?

Cancer from Radiation:

Exposure to radiation can cause mutations in our cell that cause rapid and unregulated cell division. This uncontrolled cell division leads to a mass of cell that then metastasizes and the person has cancer.

Answer and Explanation:

Primitive cells divided at a normal rate. The first cell appeared on Earth billions of years ago. It took a long time before we went from the first...

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The Origin of Life on Earth: Theories and Explanations

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