Tag: amino acids
Origin of the First Self-Replicating Molecules
For some theorists, the origin of life is defined as the natural origin of a self-replicating system capable of undergoing Darwinian evolution.
Forming Polymers: A Problem for the Origin of Life
Assume for a moment that there was some way to produce simple organic molecules on the early Earth.
A Mystery: Prebiotic Synthesis of Simple Organic Monomers
In 2010, University College London biochemist Nick Lane stated the primordial soup theory “doesn’t hold water” and is “past its expiration date.”
Did Life First Arise by Purely Natural Means?
Evolutionary theory and the development of the second law of thermodynamics are two of the three major scientific discoveries of the 19th century.
Energy Harnessing and Blind Faith in Natural Selection
The latest animated video from Long Story Short explains the complex requirements for energy harnessing in life.