origin of life

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James Tour still from Faith and Science Podcast

Life’s Origin: Lab + Information = Mind

In this interview, Dr. James Tour and Dr. Stephen Meyer discuss science and faith, while getting into the details on the discovery of complex, sequence specific information required for life’s function and origin, and the required fine-tuned laboratory that we call our universe that must exist in order for assembly to occur. In the search for a cause, and by Read More ›

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Walter Bradley on the Mystery of Life’s Origin

The origin of life from non-life remains one of the most enduring mysteries of modern science. Dr. Walter Bradley explains why materialist suppositions fail as science, pointing to the need for an intelligent author of the first life. At the 2020 Dallas Conference on Science & Faith his presentation explored the paradox-filled intellectual world of origin-of-life research. According to Bradley, Read More ›

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Stanley Miller of Miller-Urey fame, by NASA via Wikimedia Commons.

We’re Still Clueless about the Origin of Life

Organisms have well-defined molecular assemblies, redox potentials across membranes, and metabolic pathways — all operating in exquisite states that we call “life.”  Chemistry, by contrast, is utterly indifferent to whether anything is alive or not. Without a biologically derived entity acting upon them, molecules have never been shown to “evolve” toward life. Never. While organisms exploit chemistry for their own Read More ›

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The Mystery of Life's Origin from Discovery Institute Press Book Cover

The Mystery of Life’s Origin

The origin of life from non-life remains one of the most enduring mysteries of modern science. The Mystery of Life’s Origin: The Continuing Controversy investigates how close scientists are to solving that mystery and explores what we are learning about the origin of life from current research in chemistry, physics, astrobiology, biochemistry, and more. The book includes an updated version of the Read More ›

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Intelligent Design Theory from the Point of View of a Physicist

00:06 | What is your area of research interest? 00:48 | What made you doubt the universally accepted neo-Darwinian explanation? 02:40 | Does the accumulation of minor mutations cause evolutionary changes on a larger scale? 04:00 | What is the difference between microevolution and macroevolution? 05:19 | Does intelligent design theory lead to the development of science?

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The Theory of Intelligent Design from the Point of View of a Philosopher of Science

Interview with biochemist Stephen C. Meyer, a philosopher from the Discovery Institute in the USA 00:29 | What is intelligent design theory? 01:33 | Is intelligent design theory empirically testable? 02:38 | Does intelligent design theory lead to scientific predictions? 04:36 | Can intelligent design theory be the basis for new research? 06:58 | Is ID theory religiously motivated? 08:10 Read More ›

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Walter Bradley at Dallas launch of the Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence

Walter Bradley: Tell people about AI, Not Sci-Fi

Walter Bradley’s struggle to bring reality to “sci-fi” origin of life research is the Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence’s inspiration. Baylor University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering Walter Bradley recalled for the audience at the Dallas launch, November 4, 2018, his own experiences with helping people grapple with fundamental issues of understanding ourselves in the light of science. Read More ›