A common attempt to overcome the need for information in the first cell is to equate information to a reduction in entropy.
In an article here yesterday, I described the thermodynamic challenges to any purely materialistic theory for the origin of life.
There’s a famous scene in an Indiana Jones movie where the hero barely makes it under a closing gate descending on him in an underground tunnel.
At the national book launch for Zombie Science, Jonathan Wells and John West faced some great questions.
Does anything in nature achieve perfection? Yes, say Japanese researchers looking at an amazing molecular machine in a “primitive” life form.