After Oparin’s coacervate theory was presented in the 1920s, it was dismissed as unworkable. Now, coacervates are back in style.
Tour is not one for mincing words: “The people who might disagree with me are biologists because they’ve never made anything.”
We are nearing a half-century since Eigen wrote about this paradox, and it “still challenges theoretical biologists.”
Leading lights in origin-of-life research share their work and thoughts in a series of open-access articles about chemical evolution.
“Should materialism be enforced, or are we, as scientists, willing to allow an intelligent designer through the door?”