Its unique properties allow it to fill many roles throughout the biological world, from forming the matrix of our cells, to regulating the temperature of our planet.
Thanks to a unique cluster of properties, water is able to fulfill many roles essential to our living planet.
The subject of Michael Denton’s new book — water — is ubiquitous, as indeed for living creatures it must be.
“[U]nder certain conditions, matter inexorably acquires the key physical attribute associated with life.” Oh, really, does it?
Popular articles on origin-of-life research often portray the field as constantly advancing and quickly converging on a purely materialistic explanation for the first cell.