Any evolving system of RNAs would quickly include almost exclusively RNAs that performed no biologically useful actions.
Without all of the described investigator interventions, a system of replicating RNAs could never emerge or even sustain itself.
Charles Marshall at U.C. Berkeley represents establishment opinion in current evolutionary theory, and for good reason.
How ironic then that a majority of college-educated adults have been led so far astray in their understanding of the sobering realities of abiogenesis research.
Cornelius Hunter and Eric Anderson spotlight admissions in scientific publications that it’s time to move on from the cherished but embattled RNA World.