Skeptics speak out •

Some critics were quick to jump on the story. Ken Stedman, who is a virologist and professor of biology at Portland State University, said “There’s no question early biology is fascinating — but I think this, if anything, is counterproductive.” “Many of the claims in this paper are beyond speculative and not even really looking at the literature.” Clearly, Stedman isn’t on board. Photo Credit: KGW

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