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.
“Warm little ponds,” in Darwin’s quaint expression, are actually very hostile environments for generating nucleotides.
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.