Tag: Rice University
James Tour Video Series on the Origin of Life — Assembly of Cellular Components
I suspect this challenge will not be widely heeded. Studying these issues will lead researchers toward a conclusion they simply are not willing to accept.
James Tour Video Series on the Origin of Life — Properly Combining Building Blocks
Any progress toward life would be lost if a fully functional cell did not emerge within a reasonably short period of time.
James Tour Video Series on the Origin of Life — Synthesis of the Building Blocks
“The analogy that comes to mind is a golfer, who having played a ball through an 18-hole course, assumed the ball could also play the course in his absence.”
NASA Is Overselling Its Mars Perseverance Mission
Synthetic organic chemist James Tour, of Rice University, has shown the folly of NASA scientists and others in a number of videos.
James Tour, Episode 4: On the Origin of Life, “The Devil Is in the Details”
“Dr. Tour teaches the concepts of enantiomers and chirality, exposing challenges in the prebiotic synthesis and resolution of the molecules needed for life.”