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Could Life Have Started With RNA?

Many scientists have long sought to understand the origin of life from a naturalistic worldview, and this article from The Scientist seeks to further that understanding by examining the RNA molecule (ribonucleic acid), and how it could “self-assemble”. 596 more words


How did we get here? Who got us here?

In my previous post I discussed how scientists are working to induce the body to regenerate damaged nerves. I mentioned signalling molecules, receptor molecules… 613 more words

Spontaneous Generation

Louis pasteur

“Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.” This explains the guiding force behind Louis Pasteur’s eventful life. 1,172 more words

The Toxoplasmosis Superstition: Spontaneous Generation in a cat's asshole is NOT a thing...

Even though everyone may not be a science major, I thought everyone took basic biology in high school and/or college. I guess not. One of the simplest discredited notions that I learned in biology, as well as western civilization, is the pseudoscience superstitious belief in spontaneous generation. 470 more words

Day 22: Spontaneous Generation

In our last Great Experiments class, we read about Pasteur’s broth experiment and thought a little about how we might recreate it. Today, I set up the supplies I had for them and let them take the lead on setting things up, making choices, and actually doing the work. 228 more words


Theory of biogenesis

States that a living cell is generated from another living cell.

(the theory of biogenesis disproved spontaneous generation)