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Archive: Your Model Train Set

Model trains in your cells? Yes: read about this and other wonders from 21 years ago. Note: Some embedded links may no longer work. Your Model Train Set 02/25/2003 Model...

Much Ado About Ryugu

...cells ensured they were left-handed (L-amino acids). Homochirality in amino acids is diagnostic of life. Second, if an enantiomeric excess of L-amino acids were found in an extraterrestrial source, how...

New Model of Chirality Untestable

...chance achieving homochirality for a protein in chapter 4. The results were dismal for evolution, even when granted very generous concessions for a certain amount of preference for one hand...

How to Charge Your Smartphone on a Grill

...mention of ATP, energy, information or molecular machines. Homochirality and chiral-induced spin selectivity: A new spin on the origin of life (Bloom et al., PNAS 10 Aug 2022). To work,...

One Wrong-Handed Amino Acid Can Cause Vertigo

The rocks in your head that give you a sense of balance are finely tuned to spiral in a certain way. We’ve mentioned chirality before in articles on the origin...

Another RNA World ‘Missing Link’ Experiment Misses the Point

...ribose would form (homochirality). They did not indicate how nucleobases would form. They assumed the existence of ribose and nucleosides. They did not specify how phosphate groups would become associated...

Space Aliens: Evolutionists’ Imaginary Friends

Those who believe life emerges from atoms pretend to talk to companions they don’t even know exist. It’s common in atheist circles to mock believers in God as having an...

Big Science Lies About Chirality in Space

...homochirality problem. Update 6/15/16: Rowena Ball at The Conversation admits the problem, but offers a speculative solution that cannot get pure homochirality. It also fails the test of finding chiral...

Amino Acids Unlikely to Survive on Mars

UV radiation quickly degrades amino acids on most Martian minerals, a new study shows. Using the “Open University Mars Chamber” in the UK, four British scientists watched to see what...

Bluffing About Earth's Magnetic Field and Life's Chirality

The headlines might make one think evolutionists have finally scaled two monstrous hurdles for their theory. Earth’s Magnetic Field Evolutionary geologists have two big problems with Earth’s magnetic field: (1)...

Origin-of-Life Speculation Goes Off the Rails

Astrobiologists and their accomplices in the media are finding life everywhere where it isn’t or couldn’t be. Time to call in the science rangers. Fact-Free Fluff Panspermia is back: According...

Homochirality: Computers Are Not the Real World

...minimal requirements, homochirality appears when self-replication is efficient enough. “There are other models, and they may be correct for the origin of homochirality on earth, if you can prove that...

Origin of Life for Dummies

Readers can decide if these news stories on the origin of life represent smart science or not. Finding the origins of life in a drying puddle (Science Daily): “Anyone who’s...

More Attempts to Explain Chirality

...or Impossible?, the problem of homochirality still challenges naturalistic theories for the origin of life. Coppedge showed that the probability of getting a single-hand chain of peptides is vanishingly small....

Primordial Soup as a Wizard's Potion

...glycerol and other prebiotic cell components were synthesized on Earth under hydrothermal conditions.” Through the looking glass: Has the key to the dark secret room of the origin of homochirality...
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