A common attempt to overcome the need for information in the first cell is to equate information to a reduction in entropy.
A fundamental hurdle facing all origin-of-life theories is the fact that the first cell must have had a free energy far greater than its chemical precursors.
To call him this is an irony, I realize, since the University of Houston evolutionary biologist and Junk DNA diehard is a flaming left-winger.
Scientists are taking baby steps toward imitating what cells do all the time.
In an article here yesterday, I described the thermodynamic challenges to any purely materialistic theory for the origin of life.
Machines packed in exquisite geometrical structures play a major role in cleaning the air and regulating carbon for the entire planet.
The dill and parsley plants in our box garden are loaded with black swallowtail caterpillars.
Certainly, the photos are gorgeous, and with Dr. Bechly’s permission I’m delighted to share a few here.
Somehow this handsome fellow found his way into my office.
There is a certain characteristic shallowness to the storytelling exercise that is evolutionary biology.