While others demand crackdowns on “fake news,” the Society reminds us that the history of science is one of error correction.
Now, after two years, facts are becoming clearer — and so are the momentous consequences of the pandemic for our culture.
Cornell University researchers allegedly “created a machine that can build copies of itself.”
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.
Evans et al. (2021) seem to have been well aware of the circular reasoning in their argument.