The authors’ hypothesis is tremendously significant and its publication represents a genuine breakthrough.
“So next time you hear them claim that ‘Darwinism’ is being overturned, it’s probably best to just look the other way.”
Suppose we said that by studying a Rembrandt painting’s microstructure, we could learn ways to improve surgery or firefighting. Would you believe it?
Defending either theory, Darwin or Design, means you have to argue for your explanation and against others.
Much of current origin-of-life research suffers from a myopia where researchers hone in on solving a particular problem without contextualizing their solution.