OoL digest — edition 1
This is the OoL digest, first edition! Today, we have two articles in astrophysics that discuss the formation of water in planetary systems and the possibility of a Marsian origin of life, two articles in biology that analyze the catalytic role of minerals in RNA formation and propose a 2-domain tree of life, and an article in information theory comparing the information content of living and non-living systems displaying collective behavior.
Carr, C.E., 2021. Resolving the History of Life on Earth by Seeking Life As We Know It on Mars. arXiv:2102.02362 [astro-ph, physics:physics, q-bio]. https://arxiv.org/abs/2102.02362
van Dishoeck, E.F., Kristensen, L.E., team, the W., 2021. Water in star-forming regions (WISH): Physics and chemistry from clouds to disks as probed by Herschel spectroscopy. arXiv:2102.02225 [astro-ph]. https://arxiv.org/abs/2102.02225
Ertem, G., 2021. The Role of Minerals in Events That Led to the Origin of Life. Astrobiology 21, 137–150. https://doi.org/10.1089/ast.2020.2245
Xie, R., Wang, Y., Huang, D., Hou, J., Li, L., Hu, H., Zhao, X., Wang, F., 2021. Expanded Asgard archaea shed new light on the origin of eukaryotes and support a 2-domain tree of life. bioRxiv 2021.02.04.429862. https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.02.04.429862
- Kim, H., Valentini, G., Hanson, J., Walker, S.I., 2021. Informational architecture across non-living and living collectives. Theory Biosci. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12064-020-00331-5