* Posts by abkp

3 posts • joined 6 Mar 2018

Boffins discover chemistry that could have produced building blocks of life in space

abkp

Re: DNA

Yes, these atoms must have held a conference to decide whether, if they clung together, they could do so with or without a permeable membrane to hold them all together. Obviously they decided a membrane was a good idea, so they popped along to B&Q and bought one. It made replication so much easier. And then they started knitting together all the information needed for self-replication since they didn't like the idea of an outside design influence messing up their independence.

abkp

Re: Oh, the hyperbole

Are you saying the blue-green algae had 'intention' !!!!

abkp

For life to be formed from chemicals you need cells to form. Cells need their folding amino-acid chains and other contents to be assembled simultaneously with the membrane that holds them together - or they won't form. And life is based on information. Bill Gates says DNA is "like a computer program but far, far more advanced than any software ever created'. Information has never been known to create itself spontaneously. Therefore life creating itself without some design input is an unrealistic assumption. QED

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