In a series of lectures and articles, organic chemist James Tour has exposed how research related to the origin of life (OOL) has been scandalously misrepresented to the public.
Protesting such a thing, not protesting against the people who protest against it, should be the norm, not the rare exception.
Leading lights in origin-of-life research share their work and thoughts in a series of open-access articles about chemical evolution.
All simulations that purport to be breakthroughs in origins problems follow the same pattern.
The driving tendencies in nature on the early Earth would have been analogous to seismic tremors rearranging the books in the library.