Tag: chemical reactions
Do Present Proposals on Chemical Evolutionary Mechanisms Point Toward the First Life?
Abiogenesis is the prebiotic process wherein life, such as a cell, arises from non-living materials such as simple organic compounds.
The New Yorker Takes “A Journey to the Center of Our Cells”
There’s a problem that biologists have long pondered — how do proteins find other proteins within the cell that they are supposed to interact with?
Do Origin-of-Life Researchers Now Accept Intelligent Design?
A reader must ask if an RNA molecule could possibly govern chemical reactions, suppress free-riders, support co-operators, and act in its own self-interest.
Barriers to an Unguided Origin of Life: Biophysicist Helen Hansma Enters the Debate
Professor Hansma maintains that sets of integrated reactions could have been directed by natural selection to gradually evolve into an autonomous cell.
Does Gold Have a Purpose? Science Hints at Answers
A gold rush makes sense. But a copper rush? Not so much. And yet, perhaps there is more to gold than aesthetics.