Clearly, the questions he and I have discussed are not only of scientific or academic interest, but instead go to the root of life’s meaning and purpose.
Also in this surprisingly accessible mix — feedback loops, physicist Jeremy England, and much more.
England begins by describing how his book interweaves the discussion of the science of life with his Orthodox Jewish faith.
Dr. Tour wants to know: “This is the origin of life. How did that first living system form?”
A reader must ask if an RNA molecule could possibly govern chemical reactions, suppress free-riders, support co-operators, and act in its own self-interest.