The metal element 42, molybdenum, is needed in the body in extremely small but vital amounts for enzymes to work properly.
Life makes its way around the world using nonliving transportation systems, seeding the world with complex specified information.
According to Halsmer, engineering involves “the creative use of resources and ingenuity to accomplish a purpose or solve a problem.” It does so by creating “affordances.”
Renowned scientist James Tour at Rice University is facing the wrath of Internet trolls because of his candid evaluation of origin of life research.
Can we explain human technology merely by supernova explosions and blind chance? In rare earth elements, we find hints of a better explanation.