On the Origin of Life, James Tour Exposes the Irrelevance of Lee Cronin’s Research
Tour details Cronin’s consistent exaggeration of the progress he and other researchers have made in unraveling the mystery of life’s origin.
Brian Miller: From Non-Life to Life via Natural Forces Alone? Nope
Steven Novella, a scientist committed to puncturing science hype, seems to have fallen for the hype surrounding this laboratory work.
Biologist Jonathan Wells Offers a Cure for Zombie Science
Wells encourages more than a modest dose of skepticism, and gives the example of the supposed “backward wiring of the vertebrate eye” as a case in point.
Armed and Dangerous: Human Evolution in Action — Or Is It Fake News?
Researchers say a growing number of adults have a persistent, prominent median artery in their arms, an artery that’s important in the embryonic stage.
James Tour: “Molecules Don’t Care About Life”
Blowing smoke is what science media and even scientists themselves do a great deal of the time when they talk about the origin of life.