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Origin of Life: Can Peptides Form Naturally in Water?

Scientists find a way to synthesize polypeptides in the presence of water, but does it support naturalistic origin of life?

Boastful Origin-of-Life Claims Conceal Contradictions

The latest speculations about life’s origins always overlook the most essential component: the origin of biological information. Suggestive catch-phrases are no substitute for demonstration. Evolutionary scientists employ stock phrases like “missing link” and “RNA world” and “prebiotic soup” that conceal, rather than illuminate, the actual chemical problems getting from molecules to life. The so-called “building […]

Carbon-14 Found in Dinosaur Bone

Seek and ye shall find: creationists boldly go where no evolutionists have gone before.

Biomimetics Still Trending Up

The imitation of nature's designs (biomimetics) is all the rage, and shows no sign of slowing down.

More Attempts to Explain Chirality

Despite the hype in some reports, the highly-designed experiments only underscore the problem for origin of life theories.

Plant Intranet Seen in Action

How do roots respond to what the top of the plant experiences? With an elaborate communication system resembling email.

On the Origin of Snakes

New studies of snakes and their genes are surprising scientists with stories of "rapid evolution." Some findings offer potential for human health.
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