Spatial distribution of pores helps determine where carbon is stored in the soil

Journal Reference: Steffen Schlüter, Frederic Leuther, Lukas Albrecht, Carmen Hoeschen, Rüdiger Kilian, Ronny Surey, Robert Mikutta, Klaus Kaiser, Carsten W. Mueller, Hans-Jörg Vogel. Microscale carbon distribution around pores and particulate organic matter varies with soil moisture regime. Nature Communications, 2022; 13 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-29605-w In the public debate on climate protection, the importance of soil … Read more

Gas bubbles in rock pores – a nursery for life on Early Earth

Journal Reference: Alan Ianeselli, Damla Tetiker, Julian Stein, Alexandra Kühnlein, Christof B. Mast, Dieter Braun, T.-Y. Dora Tang. Non-equilibrium conditions inside rock pores drive fission, maintenance and selection of coacervate protocells. Nature Chemistry, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41557-021-00830-y Where and how did life begin on Early Earth more than 3.5 billion years ago from non-living chemicals? Discovering … Read more