Minimum Complexity Mystery

Join Origins host Ray Heiple as he welcomes, Dr. Paul Nelson for, “Minimum Complexity Mystery.”   Human beings, dogs, oak trees, and tarantulas reside on the “complex” end of the micro-organism spectrum – whereas bacteria look pretty simple, right?

But it turns out that even single-celled bacteria exhibit their own astonishing complexity.    Just how ‘simple’ can a cell be, and still exist?   Our guest examines that question and how it affects our understanding of where we came from.