OoL digest — September 5 edition

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

Astrobiology

Solid-State Single-Molecule Sensing with the Electronic Life-detection Instrument for Enceladus/Europa (ELIE) – Carr et al. – preprint


Biochemistry

Reconstitution of ribosome self-replication outside a living cell – Kosaka et al. – preprint

Bifurcation in cellular evolution – Radillo-Ochoa et al. – preprint

The intertwined physics of active chemical reactions and phase separation – Zwicker – Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science


Mathematical Biology

A PDE Model for Protocell Evolution and the Origin of Chromosomes via Multilevel Selection – Cooney et al. – Bulletin of Mathematical Biology


Microbiology

Repeat sequences limit the effectiveness of lateral gene transfer and favored the evolution of meiotic sex in early eukaryotes – Colnaghi et al. – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences


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

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