How is it that a leading professor of biology could fundamentally misunderstand the biology of human development?
Scientists watched microbes inherit extreme acid resistance in Yellowstone hot springs not through genetics, but through epigenetics.
Lents studies rotting corpses and household plants. He might not know much about (living) human physiology.
In redefining life to make its origin easier to explain, origin-of-life researchers are now increasingly emphasizing the ability of life to evolve.