The problem of origin of life remains one of the central and most intractable problems of modern biology. – Ming-Feng Lu et al., “Reconstructing a Flavodoxin Oxidoreductase with Early Amino Acids,” Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14, 12844
What we meant by the “solved” problem is, you can just tune out all the people proposing this or that ultimate, definitive Darwinian easy answer that after a century and a half no one thought of. Deafness is a pretty radical solution so try selective deafness instead. Find Darwin-free news channels in science. A hunt, but worthwhile, and new ones are starting.
One of the this-time-maybe theorists might be right, but it’s more likely that we are all looking for the wrong thing. Whatever really produces sudden vast increases in information is not happening just by chance.
Here’s a quick summary of the avenues that have been tried, at one handy go: The Science Fictions series at your fingertips (origin of life)
2 Replies to “Origin of life problem solved!”
Wow! At last! That’s great news! Finally! 🙂