Polymers and Cell-Like Structures Made from Primitive Non-Biological Compounds (image) Tokyo Institute of Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption A new study by scholars based at the Earth-Life Science Institute at Tokyo Institute of Technology showed that non-biological chemicals produce polymers and cell-like structures under primitive Earth-like settings. Credit Kuhan Chandru Usage Restrictions The image may only be used with appropriate caption and credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.