Sean Jordan

'la Caixa' Junior Postdoctoral Leader Fellow, Instituto Superior Técnico
  • Instituto Superior Técnico
  • Portugal

About Sean Jordan

I am a 'la Caixa' Postdoctoral Junior Leader Fellow at Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal. My research interests include origin of life, astrobiology, biogeochemistry, prebiotic chemistry, palaeontology, and palaeoclimatology.

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Biogeochemistry Chemical origin of life Palaeontology

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Protocells in deep sea hydrothermal vents: another piece of the origin of life puzzle

An origin of life in deep sea hydrothermal vents has been deemed problematic due to the inability to form lipid vesicles in saline solutions. Our latest research suggests this may not be as difficult as we once thought.

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