How does life emerge from that which is not alive? This mystery exercises a peculiar fascination, with the power to elicit remarkable feats of imagination.
How many times have we heard it claimed that the vast majority of the human genome is “junk” and therefore could not have been designed?
We are nearing a half-century since Eigen wrote about this paradox, and it “still challenges theoretical biologists.”
Leading lights in origin-of-life research share their work and thoughts in a series of open-access articles about chemical evolution.
Scientists were dumbfounded to find shellfish looking at them with hundreds of elegantly designed eyes.