In the time of the early Earth, Airgas, the supplier from which the researchers obtained their materials, was not around.
The notion that the building blocks of life were easily gotten may have seemed intuitive to journalists and others acquainted with Mary Shelley’s novel.
In 2016, physicist Lawrence Krauss promised, “We’re coming very close” to explaining the origin of life via chemical evolutionary models.
Many scientists and professors who are outside boutique origin-of- life circles have been led astray by researchers’ claims and the subsequent press.
The impressive complexities of proteins, nucleic acids, and other biological molecules are presently developed in nature only in living things.