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Natalie Elliot

Rob Sheldon on origin of life as a “theoretically fertile dead end”

Sheldon: What hinders the field presently is an unstated reliance on materialism and its attendant mechanism, when information is manifestly non-material. What we need to make progress in OoL are matter-free tools for manipulating information: understanding its flow, its gradients, and its concentration. Read More ›

At Aeon: As a discipline, origin of life is “World’s most theoretically fertile dead end”

The author, a science writer, keeps orbiting the topic of moving beyond Darwin. Her survey of the scene suggests that researchers are moving beyond Darwin in a variety of different directions. Not clear how they will all meet up… Read More ›