In redefining life to make its origin easier to explain, origin-of-life researchers are now increasingly emphasizing the ability of life to evolve.
Humans have many unique cognitive abilities apart from language.
There are three fundamental problems with all examples of inferring Darwinian evolution on the basis of fossil evidence.
Most alleged instances are in fact analyses of existing species that are used to defend one or another theory of how they might have originated.
To generate an adaptational package requires not piecemeal change but integrated, systematic change.