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Sunday, 21 April 2013

Meteorites Might Have Provided Activated Phosphorus Needed For Early Life

Meteorites Might Have Provided Activated Phosphorus Needed For Early Life

Origin of Life: Power Behind Primordial Soup Discovered
Science News, Apr. 4, 2013
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130404122234.htm

Meteorites could have been source of life's batteries
by Michael Marshall, New Scientist, no. 2911, p. 13. April 4, 2013
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21829114.800-meteorites-could-have-been-source-of-lifes-batteries.html

The paper is:
Bryant, D. E., D. Greenfield, R. D. Walshaw, B. R.G. Johnson, and
others, 2013, Hydrothermal modification of the Sikhote-Alin
iron meteorite under low pH geothermal environments. A
plausibly prebiotic route to activated phosphorus on the early
Earth. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. vol. 109, pp. 90-112.
DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2012.12.043
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016703713000161
http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Matthew_Pasek/publications/

PDF file at http://www.clairecousins.com/pdf/GCA2013.pdf

Yous,
Paul H.