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.
Much of current origin-of-life research suffers from a myopia where researchers hone in on solving a particular problem without contextualizing their solution.
A new oddity from the seas of the Cambrian era.