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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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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Important Tips to Writing Good Dissertations

Posted by Anna Roberts on August 3, 2018 at 3:06am 0 Comments

Writing a research paper is a challenging task full of challenges. The process is involving, time-consuming and requires knowledge of several skills. The following tips are, however, essential to help students deliver maximally on their project.

 Consider working in a group: forming a dissertation group may be an important approach to work on a thesis. A research project is an involving and sometimes working on it alone may be discouraging and boring. This may lead to procrastination…

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Started by Gina Riggio in SAGANet Discussions. Last reply by Gina Riggio May 15. 2 Replies

Right now, the SAGANet team is working hard to bring you a brand new version of the site! On our new platform, it will be much easier to ask your questions and get answers, interact with astrobiology…Continue

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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Two Postdoctoral Research Scholar Opportunities Arizona State University Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science

Started by Melissa Kirven-Brooks in Jobs / Post-docs / Other opportunities Sep 7, 2018. 0 Replies

The Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science (http://beyond.asu.edu) at Arizona State University invites applications for up to two postdoctoral research…Continue

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