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In this version of the origin of life, peptides gave life its start

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Everything old is new again:

Scientists have mostly looked for clues on Earth. Yet a new discovery suggests that the answer could be found beyond the sky, inside dark interstellar clouds.

Last month in Nature Astronomy, a group of astrobiologists showed that peptides, the molecular subunits of proteins, can spontaneously form on the solid, frozen particles of cosmic dust drifting through the universe. Those peptides could in theory have traveled inside comets and meteorites to the young Earth — and to other worlds — to become some of the starting materials for life.

Yasemin Saplakoglu, “Peptides on Stardust May Have Provided a Shortcut to Life” at Quanta (March 8, 2022)

The paper is open access.

One hears competitive cheerleading squads in the background: Proteins first! DNA first! Membrane first! RNA first! RNA + DNA first!

Now we are back to Proteins first!

It’s comforting to spend time in an environment where nothing much changes. Peptide world, for example, is just SO 2013…

Peptides have not actually been found on meteorites or space dust. Working in conditions that simulated what might take place, one form of peptide was found. NASA now says it will look closer at sample s from out there to see if these peptide can survive the heat and shock of entry to this earth. I assume that we will eventually hear that the peptide theory wouldn't work on earth today but maybe on some other some more hospitable planet ….. Belfast
Some of us who have seen the movie Fantasia may recall the portion of the movie set to Stravinky's The Rites of Spring. There were two or three points where a murky cloud obscures the action, and when the murk clears the life depicted is many times more advanced. That cloud was Disney's way of saying, "We believed this happened, we just don't know how." It's been eighty years and they still don't know. EvilSnack
Of note:
Origin: Probability of a Single Protein Forming by Chance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1_KEVaCyaA Nov. 2021 - Challenge to Origin of Life: Biopolymers (Long Story Short, Ep. 5) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qxm3yVTcZ4E Long Story Short — A Strikingly Unnatural Property of Biopolymers Rob Stadler December 1, 2021 Excerpt: The essential presence of long, homochiral, homolinked biopolymers in a water solution, for all known life forms, is astoundingly unnatural. It has been seventy years since the Miller-Urey experiment produced amino acids. At that time, we didn’t even know the structure of DNA. Since then, we have learned a great deal about the extremely unnatural properties of biopolymers, which explains why almost no discernable progress has been made toward producing biopolymers via prebiotic processes in laboratories. https://evolutionnews.org/2021/12/long-story-short-a-strikingly-unnatural-property-of-biopolymers/ Dr. James Tour - (Problems with) Abiogenesis Theory - Peptides: (Lecture #7) - video https://youtu.be/0Hv6KjB0j8Y "We have no idea how to put this structure (a simple cell) together.,, So, not only do we not know how to make the basic components, we do not know how to build the structure even if we were given the basic components. So the gedanken (thought) experiment is this. Even if I gave you all the components. Even if I gave you all the amino acids. All the protein structures from those amino acids that you wanted. All the lipids in the purity that you wanted. The DNA. The RNA. Even in the sequence you wanted. I've even given you the code. And all the nucleic acids. So now I say, "Can you now assemble a cell, not in a prebiotic cesspool but in your nice laboratory?". And the answer is a resounding NO! And if anybody claims otherwise they do not know this area (of research).” - James Tour: The Origin of Life Has Not Been Explained - 4:20 minute mark https://youtu.be/r4sP1E1Jd_Y?t=255 - James Tour is recognized, and has been honored, as one of the top synthetic Chemists in the world.
Quote and Verse:
“I have been looking for spontaneous generation (of life) for twenty years without discovering it. No, I do not judge it impossible. But what allows you to make it the origin of life? You place matter before life and you decide that matter has existed for all eternity. How do you know that the incessant progress of science will not compel scientists to consider that life has existed during eternity, and not matter? You pass from matter to life because your intelligence of today cannot conceive things otherwise. How do you know that in ten thousand years, one will not consider it more likely that matter has emerged from life? You move from matter to life because your current intelligence, so limited compared to what will be the future intelligence of the naturalist, tells you that things cannot be understand otherwise. If you want to be among the scientific minds, what only counts is that you will have to get rid of a priori reasoning and ideas, and you will have to do necessary deductions not giving more confidence than we should to deductions from wild speculation." - Louis Pasteur - [en francais, Pasteur et la philosophie, Patrice Pinet, Editions L’Harmattan, p. 63.] John 1: 3-4 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.
It is fascinating the way Darwinists believe something so fervently without evidence to support anything. With God, all things are possible, including bringing life to the lifeless. With man, not so much. Remove God and the spark of life is removed. A lot of hypotheses that come and go that never seem to work. Man cannot get something from nothing. BobRyan
Listen to an expert: https://twitter.com/PapiTrumpo/status/1502097921612955648 Lieutenant Commander Data
So why these Darwinian clowns don’t take these or whatever peptides, go to their labs and create life out of these peptides ? We already heard lots of Darwinian just-so stories ... Darwinists, shows us something real ! Finally ! martin_r
Come alive, you're in the Peptide Generation! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGNPoPzPbfA polistra

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