Astrobiology’s Endless Quest for a Good Myth
March 9, 2020
Come join the Astrobiology Storytelling Society! You'll never be out of work!
Molecular Machines Work for Us
January 30, 2020
Life runs on machinery. Here are examples of machines that keep us humming.
New Theory about the Origin of Life Concludes It’s Magic!
August 19, 2019
Another new theory about how life could have evolved from simple molecules has now been added to the existing pile of theories.
Clutter Created You
February 8, 2019
OOL without designing intelligence is a fOOL's errand. Watch smart chemists act like intellectually-fOOLfilled atheists.
Fallacious Assumptions Corrupt Science
January 8, 2019
Scientists are not immune from the attraction of primrose paths that lead to confirmation of their biases.
How Did Earth Get Its Phosphorus?
September 12, 2018
The element phosphorus is hard to get to a planet's surface where it is needed.
Richter Scaling: Is Funding for Astrobiology and SETI Justified?
August 7, 2018
Should the government fleece taxpayers again for a project with almost zero chance for success? Consider two "Richter scales" that should inform hopes.
Primordial Soup Recipes Yield Sickly Goo
April 23, 2018
Don't eat Darwin Brand Primordial Soup. It's toxic, because the cooks don't know what they are doing.
Some ‘Junk DNA’ May Act as Computer Memory *
January 30, 2018
Growing evidence supports the hypothesis that certain non-coding 'retrotransposons' may function as computational memory for genes. *[Audio version included]
Darwinian Explanations Are Religious
January 18, 2018
A theory that explains opposite things with equal ease is indistinguishable from magic.
Cell Repair Requirement Demolishes Origin-of-Life Speculation
October 12, 2017
A biology professor who came out of a Darwinian communist country explodes origin-of-life speculation with real world facts about genetic repair mechanisms.
More Things You Didn’t Know About Your Body
September 27, 2017
You can live in it without knowing much about it, but these facts should add to your sense of awe.
Pinpoint Navigation and Propulsion in a Seemingly Random Soup
August 3, 2017
Non-coding sequences of DNA, sometimes considered genetic junk, may actually function to help navigate proteins to their target genes.
Origin-of-Life Theories Cheat
June 13, 2017
If accountants cooked the books like this, they'd serve jail time.