“In this introductory episode, Dr. James Tour builds the foundation for this series, defining abiogenesis and describing the characteristics for life.”
If you’ve ever tuned a violin, you’ll know that the arrangement of the fine tuners on the tailpiece, once you’re done, looks arbitrary.
If I had written this book, I would have concluded with a final chapter that began with a verse from the book of Genesis.
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.
Many have believed (and many still do believe) that Darwin drove teleology out of biology forever.