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Dr James Tour - Video series 


Addressing Abiogenesis & Common Misconceptions

Dr James M. Tour is an American chemist and nanotechnologist. He is a Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, and Professor of Computer Science at Rice University in Houston, Texas.

Although American, Dr Tour became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in the United Kingdom in 2020 and was awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry's Centenary Prize for innovations in materials chemistry with applications in medicine and nanotechnology.

He has put together a series (some videos yet to be published) in which he addresses, from his wealth of practical and theoretical experience, the subject of "Abiogenesis".  Links to the series components are below.

00 Trailer


 01 Reasons

E1 Introduction

E2 Primordial Soup

E3 Hype

E4 Homochirality

E5 Carbohydrates

E6 Building blocks

E7 Peptides

E8 Nucleotides

E9 Intermediate Summary

E10 Lipids

E11 Chiral-induced


Sessions still to be published:

12 - Cell Construction & The Assembly Problem
13 - Summary & Projections: TBA