OoL digest — April 18th edition

This week we have 2 preprints and 2 new papers on the origin of life. Enjoy!


Determining the “Biosignature Threshold” for Life Detection on Biotic, Abiotic, or Prebiotic Worlds – Barge et al. – Astrobiology

Possible Ribose Synthesis in Carbonaceous Planetesimals – Paschek et al. – preprint

Planetary Science

Metabolically diverse primordial microbial communities in Earth’s oldest seafloor-hydrothermal jasper – Papineau et al. – Science Advances

Mantle Degassing Lifetimes through Galactic Time and the Maximum Age Stagnant-lid Rocky Exoplanets can Support Temperate Climates – Unterborn et al. – preprint