OoL digest — December 26 edition

This week we have 1 preprint and 3 new papers on the origin of life. Enjoy!

Astrobiology

Putative Methanogenic Biosphere in Enceladus’s Deep Ocean: Biomass, Productivity, and Implications for Detection – Affholder et al. – The Planetary Science Journal

Terminator Habitability: the Case for Limited Water Availability on M-dwarf Planets – Lobo et al. – preprint


Biochemistry

Glycine to Oligoglycine via Sequential Trimetaphosphate Activation Steps in Drying Environments – Boigenzahn et al. – Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres


Microbiology

Actin cytoskeleton and complex cell architecture in an Asgard archaeon – Rodrigues-Oliveira et al. – Nature

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

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