1. NAI Science Highlights

    2018

    Early Evolution of Purple Retinal Pigments: Implications for Exoplanet Biosignatures

    Geoelectrodes and Fuel Cells for Simulating Hydrothermal Vent Environments

    Laughing Gas Could Have Helped Warm Early Earth

    AbGradCon 2018

    Early Career Astrobiologists Explore Ancient Life

    Rethinking Long-Term Controls on Planetary Climate

    Oman Drilling Project: An Ancient Seabed Holds Secrets in the Search for Life on Other Planets

    Tracking the Rise of Eukaryotes with Zinc Isotopes

    Detecting Kerogen as a Biosignature Using the Mars 2020 SHERLOC Instrument

    Reassessing Exoplanet Meteorology from the Thermal Phase Variations

    Atmospheric Seasonality as an Exoplanet Biosignature

    Reactive Oxygen Species: Radical Factors in the Evolution of Animal Life

    A New ‘Atmospheric Disequilibrium’ Could Help Detect Life on Other Planets

    Mars: How Warm for How Long?

    A Virus-Bacteria Coevolutionary ‘Arms Race’ Solves the Diversity Paradox

    Tidal Friction Heating Enceladus for Billion Years


    2017

    Thresholds of Catastrophe in the Earth System

    False Negatives in Remote Life Detection: Lessons from Early Earth

    Astrobiology at Chicago’s Field Museum

    Mission: Find Life!

    Early Life on Earth Dates Back 3.77 Billion Years

    Earth’s Oldest Fossils Show Life Evolved Early, Far and Fast

    Thermal Habitability of the Earth’s Seafloor

    Mongolian Microfossils Point to the Rise of Animals on Earth*

    Cold Stars, Warm Exoplanets, and Methane Blankets

    Phosphorus: The Key to Life on Earth as We Know It?


    2016

    How Friendly is Enceladus’ Ocean to Life?*

    Methane Muted: How Did Early Earth Stay Warm?

    Nitrogen in Ancient Mud: A Biosignature?

    Chiral Molecule Detected in Interstellar Space

    Rise in Earths Oxygen Timed to the Rise of Animals


    *Accepted by NASA SMD