Robert F. Service

Epistemic corruption (9)

A prebiotically plausible scenario of an RNA–peptide world was reported in Science Magazine by Robert F. Service. See: How life could have arisen on an ‘RNA world’ 5/11/22 New evidence suggests RNA and peptides may have helped build each other on early Earth Researchers who study the origin of life have long considered RNA the central player because it can both carry genetic information and catalyze necessary chemical reactions. It was likely present on our planet before life evolved. But…

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Epistemic corruption (7)

NYU may hire biologist pushed out of MIT, Whitehead for sexual misconduct 4/25/22 “Civility Rules.” “A mob feels compelled to stridently ‘cancel’ someone with different thoughts, or to baselessly attack an individual in ways that can be difficult to disprove,” he wrote. “This is tolerated in academia, where nameless accusers can disparage a colleague’s science and life’s work, even when their claims are unfounded.” Grossman declined to comment further. Eric Lander, former science advisor to Joe Biden, became a victim…

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New Testament Book Cover Refutes Theistic Evolution

Video of Biology of the Book Goats, bookworms, a monk’s kiss: Biologists reveal the hidden history of ancient gospels Collins already had developed a method to identify ancient species by differences in the amino acid sequences of collagen and other proteins preserved in fossils. See: Protein power by Robert F. Service …methods to sequence amino acids lag behind DNA sequencing. The report of 300 million year old proteins is based on ridiculous theories that failed to include what was known about…

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