It is an interesting finding, but as Wells explains, it is far from the first problem discovered with the experiment, nor the most serious one.
Members of the evolutionary community believe that philosophical commitments supersede evidence and reason.
Future scientists are taught to interpret the world through a rigid conceptual grid.
Scientists have been trying for decades to get monomers to link up into biopolymers under “prebiotically plausible conditions.”
The notion that the building blocks of life were easily gotten may have seemed intuitive to journalists and others acquainted with Mary Shelley’s novel.