If Professor Dave watched to the end, he would have to confront the fact that he deceptively conscripted biochemist Bruce Lipshutz as an expert witness.
Says Dr. Meyer, “Even the modest movement they get towards life seems to be intelligently designed at each step of the way.”
Have scientists made life in a laboratory? Two-thirds of the public think the answer is yes.
Helpfully, Meyer stops Tour again and again and asks for clarification of scientific terms and concepts that might not be obvious to all viewers.
Have prebiotic chemists made any progress on the sequence specificity problem? None whatsoever, says Dr. Tour.