Chapter 1 - Proteins and Time
Design or Chance
Is the Cell Simple?
The Origin of Life
Amino Acids, the Building Blocks of Proteins
Billions of Years A Mammoth Disappointment
Chapter 2 - Could Cell Parts Get Together?
Hot Vents and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Do Proteins in the Ocean Concentrate?
A Cell Needs a Membrane
How Many Parts Does a Cell Need?
Getting the Parts Together
Spontaneous Generation Doesn't Happen
Chapter 3 - The Cell's Information
Proteins Are Folded to Fit
Turning off Proteins
The RNA World
How Did Theorizing about the RNA World Begin?
Why Abandon Proteins for RNA?
To Believe or Not to Believe
Could it Happen?
Replication and Catalysis
Where Does Information Come From?
DNA Crams Information into a Tiny Space
Chapter 4 - Pulling It All Together
How Cells Work
When Is a Miracle a Miracle?
Faith in What?
Designed or Not Designed?
Did Life Come from Another Planet?
The Meaning of Life
Chapter 5 - The Message
What Book Is Number Two?
Would You Like to Be Rich?