OoL digest — March 13 edition

This week we have 3 new preprints and 7 papers on the origin of life. Enjoy!


An Overview of Lipid Biomarkers in Terrestrial Extreme Environments with Relevance for Mars Exploration
Finkel et al. – Astrobiology

Large Interferometer For Exoplanets (LIFE): X. Assessing the Impact of Clouds on Atmospheric Retrievals at Mid-Infrared Wavelengths with a Venus-Twin Exoplanet
Konrad et al. – preprint

Multiverse Predictions for Habitability: Origin of Life Scenarios
Sandora et al. – Universe

Deuterium-enriched water ties planet-forming disks to comets and protostars
Tobin et al. – Nature

Habitability and sub glacial liquid water on planets of M-dwarf stars
Wandel – preprint

Narrow range of early habitable Venus scenarios permitted by modeling of oxygen loss and radiogenic argon degassing
Warren et al. – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences


Design of a minimal di-nickel hydrogenase peptide
Timm et al. – Science Advances


Darwinian evolution as a dynamical principle
Kocher et al. – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences


Inference and reconstruction of the heimdallarchaeial ancestry of eukaryotes
Eme et al. – preprint

A hydrogenotrophic Sulfurimonas is globally abundant in deep-sea oxygen-saturated hydrothermal plumes
Molari et al. – Nature Microbiology