It’s true that sometimes it can be hard to tell that serious problems remain unsolved until you drill down into the scientific details.
Protesting such a thing, not protesting against the people who protest against it, should be the norm, not the rare exception.
Criticism suggested that Nobel laureate Jack Szostak and others were fast closing in on a solution to the origin-of-life problem with the “principle of RNA self-replication.”
Nobel laureate Jack Szostak has recently retracted a paper. This is a big deal because of who he is and because of where it was published.