As the pioneering chemical evolutionary theorist Alexander Oparin put it, “The problem of the nature of life and the problem of its origin have become inseparable.”
The impressive complexities of proteins, nucleic acids, and other biological molecules are presently developed in nature only in living things.
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These episodes will slip in smoothly in public school science classrooms, someday when all the schools reopen.
In a conversation with host Andrew McDiarmid, Dr. Durston describes how abductive reasoning can be used as we consider the best explanation for the origin of biological information.