Protocells place origin-of-life researchers in an awkward position: relying upon an imaginary entity to sustain their belief that only matter and energy exist.
Consider a scenario where there are three German Shepherds: a mother, her son, and a third that is a genetically engineered clone of the son.
Collins refers to the “backward wiring” of the vertebrate eye, characterizing it as flawed from an engineering perspective.
As technology mimics nature, at what point might future investigators be unsure about natural versus intelligent causes?
In 1901, divers brought up from an ancient shipwreck the first part of the Antikythera mechanism made by Greek inventors.