Molecular Paleontology

Just out | Molecular fossils from organically preserved Ediacara biota reveal cyanobacterial origin for Beltanelliformis @ Nature Ecology and Evolution

Just out @ Nature Ecology and Evolution Molecular fossils from organically preserved Ediacara biota reveal cyanobacterial origin for Beltanelliformis Author(s) Ilya Bobrovskiy, Janet M. Hope, Anna Krasnova, Andrey Ivantsov & Jochen J. Brocks Abstract: The Ediacara biota (~575–541 million years ago) mark the emergence of large, complex organisms in the palaeontological record, preluding the radiation of modern animal phyla. However, their phylogenetic relationships, even at the domain level, remain controversial. We report the discovery of molecular

Just out | Earliest signs of life on land preserved in ca. 3.5 Ga hot spring deposits @ Nature Communications

Just out @ Nature Communications Earliest signs of life on land preserved in ca. 3.5 Ga hot spring deposits Author(s) Tara Djokic, Martin J. Van Kranendonk, Kathleen A. Campbell, Malcolm R. Walter & Colin R. Ward Abstract: The ca. 3.48 Ga Dresser Formation, Pilbara Craton, Western Australia, is well known for hosting some of Earth’s earliest convincing evidence of life (stromatolites, fractionated sulfur/carbon isotopes, microfossils) within a dynamic, low-eruptive volcanic caldera

Doctoral Student in Molecular Palaeontology | Lund University

Position: Doctoral student in molecular palaeontology Employer: Lund University Qualifications: University degree (MSc. or equivalent) in biochemistry, molecular or evolutionary biology or palaeontology Location: Lund, Sweden Application Deadline: the position is available until 16th May 2017 Queries: natalie.nyman@cgbkansli.lu.se Applications: here Link: Click here to access the full text of the offer Offer full description: “Doctoral student in molecular palaeontology Lund University, Faculty of Science,