Why is water vital for life?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 5:17 am ad1c9bdddf
Water was abundant on Earth when life was at a critical stage of development, and as with many things so abundant, they're usually incorporated into the infrastructure of life.
Water carries two hydrogen atoms and an oxygen atom. For photosynthetic life, such as plants, energy from the sun is harnessed to cleave hydrogen away from oxygen, the latter of which getting incorporated into an energy-producing cycle that creates the molecules the plant uses to power its cells.
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