Tag: Michael Russell
Hello, Professor Dave: James Tour’s Criticisms of OOL Research Echo Those of Other Experts
Today, I will address one of the few honest questions that Professor Dave and other critics have asked of Dr. Tour.
Do Origin-of-Life Researchers Now Accept Intelligent Design?
A reader must ask if an RNA molecule could possibly govern chemical reactions, suppress free-riders, support co-operators, and act in its own self-interest.
Error Catastrophe: Manfred Eigen’s Show-Stopper Is Still Stopping the Origin-of-Life Show
We are nearing a half-century since Eigen wrote about this paradox, and it “still challenges theoretical biologists.”
Free Energy and the Origin of Life: Natural Engines to the Rescue
A fundamental hurdle facing all origin-of-life theories is the fact that the first cell must have had a free energy far greater than its chemical precursors.