Following Up Life and Death

Episode #31 October. 8, 2020 56m 28s Download
In this episode: Dr. Rob Carter and Joseph Darnell
Rob follows up thoughts about the origin of life, and tells us all about the new research/model that tried and failed to simulate the origin of life. And to top it off, many want to know when scientists will solve the problem of death so we can all live forever. So, will they???

Highlights and Show Notes

Harrison Ford’s smile/frown

The main paper being discussed: Wolos A, et al. 2020. Synthetic connectivity, emergence, and self-regeneration in the network of prebiotic chemistry, Nature 369(6511):eaaw1955.

The Stairway to Life: an origin-of-life reality check, available on Remember to add “I love Equinox” to the comment section on your order!

Evolution’s Achilles’ Heels book and documentary, available on Ditto about the comment!

Popular-level summary from Starr, M. 2020. A New Chemical ‘Tree of The Origins of Life’ Reveals Our Possible Molecular Evolution.

Video: New “Allchemy” Software Helps Chart Chemical Origins of Life