Journal of Molecular Evolution

, Volume 82, Issue 2–3, pp 75–80 | Cite as

In Praise of Error

  • Günter Wächtershäuser
Letter to the Editor


The methodological status of origin-of-life research as an experimental science, predicated on deductive logic, is assessed and illustrated by recent examples.


Artifacts Dirt effects Formaldehyde Freeze-drying Soda ocean FeS-membranes 


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  1. 1.MunichGermany

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