OoL digest — April 18th edition

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

Astrobiology

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


Alexandre Champagne‑Ruel
Alexandre Champagne‑Ruel
PhD Candidate - Astrophysics

My research interests include statistical physics, complex systems and major evolutionary transitions.