Genomics has come a long way since the central dogma and junk DNA. If you expect to find reasons for things, you often do find them.
Many scientists and professors who are outside boutique origin-of- life circles have been led astray by researchers’ claims and the subsequent press.
Here is the problem with speculative thinking about extraterrestrial life as well as about the origin of life.
The impressive complexities of proteins, nucleic acids, and other biological molecules are presently developed in nature only in living things.
As technology mimics nature, at what point might future investigators be unsure about natural versus intelligent causes?