May 2017 Blog Posts (6)

Is Biological Cell a Machine?

The following is a 600-word essay which I wrote for Physics of life School at National Center for Biological Sciences-TIFR, Bangalore, India. 

           Biological cells, that all living organisms are made of, singly or collectively, are open dissipative machines, in a complicated assemblage of sub-machines in a hierarchical organization of soft matter, which is a perfect system showing emergent properties. They are ever-evolving, self-replicating machines that utilize energy…

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Added by Suraj kumar sahu on May 29, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

Explorations of Oxygen-Free Seas on the Oceanus (Part IV: Methane)

WHAT’S UP WITH METHANE IN OMZs?

Guest post by Abbie Johnson

This is the fourth and final blog post of a series.

Here are links to the first, second and…

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Added by Jen Glass on May 21, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Explorations of Oxygen-Free Seas on the Oceanus (Part III: Nitrogen)

This is the third blog post of a series on Jennifer Glass’ experience at sea.

Read previous posts here and here

“Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.”…

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Added by Jen Glass on May 21, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Explorations of Oxygen-Free Seas on the Oceanus (Part II: Clemens and Claudia)

 This is the second blog post of a series on Jennifer Glass’ experience at sea.

Read the first part here.

 

Six thousand feet below our ship, three tectonic plates are colliding. Like slow-moving conveyor belts, the Rivera and Cocos Plates creep under the North American Plate. Where the denser oceanic plates…

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Added by Jen Glass on May 17, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Explorations of Oxygen-Free Seas on the Oceanus (Part I)

Greetings from the Pacific Ocean! I am currently at sea for three weeks with an awesome team of astrobiologists, geochemists and molecular biologists. We are floating off the coast of western Mexico, about 100 miles west of Manzanillo, Mexico, on the Oregon State University research vessel Oceanus.

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Added by Jen Glass on May 12, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments

New System Removes Micro pollutants from Water

Removing pollutants from water is the ultimate goal of the purification process.

However, current methods of removal have their share of complications. And tend to be quite energy and chemical intensive, especially when it involves removing contaminants at extremely low…

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Added by Alan Banner on May 10, 2017 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

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The 5th Mexican School of Astrobiology

Posted by Tardigrelda on June 24, 2019 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

I am really glad to invite everyone to the next Mexican School of Astrobiology (aka EMA) which is this August.

¡Anímate a participar en la 5ta Escuela Mexicana de…

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A consortium of representatives of European Research Organisations has taken the initiative to create a virtual institute named the “European Astrobiology Institute” (EAI) with the ambition of enabli…

Posted by Wolf D. Geppert on February 24, 2019 at 1:33am 0 Comments

A consortium of representatives of European Research Organisations has taken the initiative to create a virtual institute named the “European Astrobiology Institute” (EAI) with the ambition of enabling Europe to emerge as a key player in Astrobiology and to…

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AbSciCon session on life in high salt habitats

Posted by Jeff Bowman on December 14, 2018 at 8:12am 0 Comments

Abstract submissions are open for AbSciCon 2019!  You can check out the full selection of sessions here, however, I'd like to draw your attention toward the session Salty Goodness: Understanding life, biosignature…

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Started by Gina Riggio in SAGANet Discussions. Last reply by Kyle Thomas on Sunday. 29 Replies

If you are trying to ask a question live during Ask an Astrobiologist, please do so in the main chatroom at the bottom of the screen! You can also ask on twitter…Continue

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Started by MOHIT Kakkar in The Cutting-Edge of Astrobiology Jun 15. 0 Replies

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Conference "Impacts and their Role in the Evolution of Life", Tällberg, Siljan crater area, Sweden, 10-13 June 2019

Started by Wolf D. Geppert in Upcoming Conferences / Workshops Mar 12. 0 Replies

We would like to invite you to participate in the conference:Impacts and their Role in the Evolution of LifeTällberg, Siljan crater area, Sweden, 10-13 June 2019Topics covered by the conference will…Continue

Postdoctoral Research in Microbial Nitrogen Cycling at Ames

Started by Melissa Kirven-Brooks in Jobs / Post-docs / Other opportunities Nov 28, 2018. 0 Replies

The Bay Area Environmental Research (BAER) Institute is seeking a full-time postdoctoral researcher to perform measurements of nitrogen cycling in photosynthetic microbial mats at NASA’s Ames…Continue

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