Origin of the First Self-Replicating Molecules
For some theorists, the origin of life is defined as the natural origin of a self-replicating system capable of undergoing Darwinian evolution.
Forming Polymers: A Problem for the Origin of Life
Assume for a moment that there was some way to produce simple organic molecules on the early Earth.
Did Life First Arise by Purely Natural Means?
Evolutionary theory and the development of the second law of thermodynamics are two of the three major scientific discoveries of the 19th century.
Optimization: A Key Concept in Intelligent Design
Portraying neo-Darwinism’s mechanisms as optimization strategies is wishful thinking.
Scientists Reveal Bacterial T4SS “Biogenesis Machinery”
With cryo-electron microscopy, scientists have zoomed in on a molecular machine that is very different from the Type III Secretion System.