All that is left is to add a factory to the Cornell device so it can produce for itself the molecubes that humans keep building and feeding them.
The notion that the building blocks of life were easily gotten may have seemed intuitive to journalists and others acquainted with Mary Shelley’s novel.
Falk claims that Meyer misled his readers by not mentioning an allegedly significant newer result.
No one — not even the most elite of origin-of-life scientists — has a clue how life could have arisen through blind natural forces on the early Earth.
Without all of the described investigator interventions, a system of replicating RNAs could never emerge or even sustain itself.