Wonders of the Living World

Curiosity, awe, and the meaning of life

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One in a Million?

The chemical language of life has amazing properties: as a system for storing and passing on biological information, it may be one in a million.

News & Articles

The Story the Universe Tells

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How Science Works – Evidence for the earliest life on Earth

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Building a habitable planet

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Life on Mars – revisited

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A hostile start to life on Earth

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Making the Molecules of Life

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Guest Post – Life’s Origin: Probable or Improbable?

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How Biofriendly is the Universe?

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Rare Earth: Why ‘simple’ life may be common in the universe, but animals may be unique to our planet

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Life in a Purposeful Universe?

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From the Dust: How the universe became fruitful for life

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Curiosity: The search for life on other planets

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Podcast: Chance or Necessity in the Origin of Life?

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Videos

Stephen Freeland: How do you think science and faith fit together?

16th March 2021

Stephen believes that God has given us the capacity us to do…

Stephen Freeland: Why are you a scientist and a Christian?

7th June 2021

A place at Oxford University seemed such a gift to Stephen, he…

Stephen Freeland: What is your research, and how does that fit in with your faith?

14th June 2021

Stephen briefly introduces his research, and how that fits in with his…

Stephen Freeland: What’s so special about proteins?

14th June 2021

Living organisms use 20 different building blocks to build proteins. That set…

Stephen Freeland: Can you explain the deeper scientific meaning of your work, and the questions it raises?

14th June 2021

Stephen explains the implications of his scientific work, the questions it raises…