It is theoretically possible that out of thousands of scientists working on evolutionary computation, all failed to correctly implement the Darwinian algorithm.
Eric Anderson explores the challenges of building a self-replicating 3-D printer, and the light this sheds on the origin-of-life community’s search for their Holy Grail.
Forever lacking are the key elements required for life: coordinated activity, coherent function, regulated control, meaningful information, purposeful intent.
“How close are we to understanding the origin of life?” a radio moderator asked atheist biologist Richard Dawkins.
The most promising candidate for a “natural engine” is proton flows across thermal vents that theoretically could generate high-energy molecules.