OoL digest — December 18 edition

This week we have 14 new papers on the origin of life. Enjoy!


Turning Earth into Venus: A Stochastic Model of Possible Evolutions of Terrestrial Topography
Adams et al. – preprint

Testing the Limits of Biosignature Detection in Ca-sulphate Mixtures Through a Simulated Martian Environment
Ballard et al. – Research Notes of the AAS

Linear Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer (LITMS) Instrument Field and Laboratory Tests as Part of the ARADS Field Campaigns
Castillo et al. – Astrobiology

An evidence of rapid hydrogen chloride uptake on water ice in the atmosphere of Mars
Luginin et al. – preprint

Detection of HCN and diverse redox chemistry in the plume of Enceladus
Peter et al. – Nature Astronomy

Planetary entropy production as a thermodynamic constraint for exoplanet habitability
Petraccone – Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Bridging Place-Based Astrobiology Education with Genomics, Including Descriptions of Three Novel Bacterial Species Isolated from Mars Analog Sites of Cultural Relevance
Prescott et al. – Astrobiology

Prospects for Cryovolcanic Activity on Cold Ocean Planets
Quick et al. – The Astrophysical Journal

JWST Observations of Young protoStars (JOYS+): Detection of icy complex organic molecules and ions. I. CH$_4$, SO$_2$, HCOO$^-$, OCN$^-$, H$_2$CO, HCOOH, CH$_3$CH$_2$OH, CH$_3$CHO, CH$_3$OCHO, CH$_3$COOH
Rocha et al. – preprint

The Breakthrough Listen Search for Intelligent Life: Detection and Characterization of Anomalous Transits in Kepler Lightcurves
Zuckerman et al. – preprint


Predicting the First Steps of Evolution in Randomly Assembled Communities
McEnany et al. – preprint

A single phosphorylation mechanism in early metabolism – the case of phosphoenolpyruvate
Zimmermann et al. – Chemical Science


How do particles with complex interactions self-assemble?
Koehler et al. – preprint

The calculus of codes - From entropy, complexity, and information to life
Paredes et al. – Biosystems