Oxford PhD student, Andrew Bissette, writing for the Conversation:

http://theconversation.com/chemists-show-life-on-earth-was-not-a-fluke-19452

He recounts research that had proteins spontaneously form by just mixing the right stuff. I’m not sure this means “life is not a fluke” as indicated by the title, but it does show that all of the cosmos works quite well.