Tag: Rice University
Stay Tuned, but Here Are a Few Notes on Dave Farina versus James Tour
I was struck by how quickly Farina was dominated and deflated as soon as he had run out of script and had to speak on his own two feet.
Origin of Life: James Tour and Dave Farina Will Debate at Rice University on Friday; Watch Here
Dr. Tour is highly skeptical that theorists have got it all figured out about how life arose on a barren early Earth through known material processes alone.
Uracil Discovered on Asteroid Ryugu — What Does It Mean for the Origin of Life?
These Ryugu samples appear to be our first chance to examine which organic compounds may be produced in a prebiotic setting in our solar system.
James Tour on Origin-of-Life Dealbreakers
Tour doesn’t argue researchers will never be able to design a cell from non-living matter. He does say that if it is achieved, it will be well into the future.
On the Origin of Life, James Tour Exposes the Irrelevance of Lee Cronin’s Research
Tour details Cronin’s consistent exaggeration of the progress he and other researchers have made in unraveling the mystery of life’s origin.