Biochemistry and molecular biology magazine describes protein origin as …
|October 17, 2013||Posted by News under Irreducible Complexity, News|
Over all, what the field of protein evolution needs are some plausible, solid hypotheses to explain how random sequences of amino acids turned into the sophisticated entities that we recognize today as proteins. Until that happens, the phenomenon of the rise of proteins will remain, as Tawfik says, “something like close to a miracle.”
Chances are, it will still seem that way, actually. Lots of things for which there are plausible, solid hypotheses still seem that way.
Or, as a friend translates, “It would be a miracle if we believed in miracles.” 😉