Origins: a skeptic's guide to the creation of life on earth

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Summit Books, 1986 - Science - 332 pages
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The author's reconsideration of modern biology's hypotheses about the origin of life on earth is a springboard for an exploration of the nature and limitations of the scientific method

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The author is Professor of Chemistry at NYU, doing DNA research. He has a firm hand on the cutting blade of science, sharpened on the wet-stone of doubt. He questions BOTH the religious dogma that ... Read full review

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Shapiro, a biochemist, considers the various experiments and theories that contribute to explaining the origin of life on Earth. He examines in detail the Urey-Miller experiments (familiar to every ... Read full review


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Doubt and Certainty

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ROBERT SHAPIRO is an expert in DNA research and the author of the critically acclaimed books The Human Blueprint and Origins. He is a professor of chemistry at New York University.

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