Affiliation: University of Oxford
- Questioning the evidence for Earth's oldest fossilsMartin D Brasier
Earth Sciences Department, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PR, UK
Nature 416:76-81. 2002..Although there is no support for primary biological morphology, a Fischer--Tropsch-type synthesis of carbon compounds and carbon isotopic fractionation is inferred for one of the oldest known hydrothermal systems on Earth...
- Earth's oldest (approximately 3.5 Ga) fossils and the 'Early Eden hypothesis': questioning the evidenceMartin Brasier
Department of Earth Sciences, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PR, UK
Orig Life Evol Biosph 34:257-69. 2004....
- A fresh look at the fossil evidence for early Archaean cellular lifeMartin Brasier
Oxford University, Department of Earth Sciences, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PR, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:887-902. 2006..Preliminary studies invite comparison with a class of ambient inclusion trails of putative microbial origin and with the activities of modern anaerobic proteobacteria and volcanic glass euendoliths...
- Pumice as a remarkable substrate for the origin of lifeMartin D Brasier
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Astrobiology 11:725-35. 2011..These remarkable properties now deserve to be rigorously explored in the laboratory and the early rock record...
- Introduction: How and when did microbes change the world?Thomas Cavalier-Smith
University of Oxford, Department of Zoology, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:845-50. 2006
- Paleobiology. Decoding the Ediacaran enigmaMartin Brasier
Department of Earth Sciences, Oxford University, OX1 3PR, UK
Science 305:1115-7. 2004
- Impact craters as biospheric microenvironments, Lawn Hill Structure, Northern AustraliaJohn Lindsay
Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, Texas 77598, USA
Astrobiology 6:348-63. 2006..Nutrient recycling, critical to a closed lacustrine sub-ice biosphere, could be provided by eolian transport onto the frozen water surface...