Below is a list of some media features of my team's research:


JPL / NASA press release, “NASA Grant Brings Students at Underserved Institutions to the Stars”


JPL / NASA press release featuring two of our recent publications: “Removing Traces of Life in Lab Helps NASA Scientists Study Its Origins” 


USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Profile: "Searching for the Origins of Life". 


Appeared in BBC Reel, “The mystery of how life began on Earth”, 9 Nov 2020


Featured in Knowable Magazine, “Searching high and low for the origins of life”, by Anne N. Connor 


Appeared in CBS Mission Unstoppable, “Nets, Neighborhoods and NASA”


JPL Feature Story, “NASA Study Reproduces Origins of Life on Ocean Floor”, 2/25/2019, by Arielle Samuelson 


Featured in PBS “Second Genesis: The Quest For Life Beyond Earth”, with Carolyn Porco (start at 12:37)


Hydrothermal Experiments Bring Enceladus to Earth - Astrobiology Magazine, Nov 2017 


Life's Origins by Land or Sea? Debate Gets Hot - Scientific American, May 2017 


The search for a habitable second Earth - Engadget, May 2017 


“Genesis in a jar: How chemical gardens may lead us to alien life” - New Scientist, Aug 2016


“The Fly in the Primordial Soup” - Nautilus, June 2016


"Life's Building Blocks Form In Replicated Deep Sea Vents" - Astrobiology Magazine, 2016


"Make Your Own Hydrothermal Vent" - NOVA, 2016


How the Universe Works (Discovery Channel), Appeared in S04E05 “Dawn of Life”, aired December 2015


“Researchers Use Seafloor Gardens to Switch on Light Bulb” - JPL Feature Story, 2015


"Recreating The 'Shocking' Origin Of Life In A Lab" - Popular Science, 2015


“Could ‘Green Rust’ be a Catalyst for Martian Life?” - Astrobiology Magazine, May 2015


“Did sea-floor battery spark life on Earth?” - Orange County Register, April 2014


“Was a Natural Fuel Cell Key to the Origin of Life on Earth?” - Planetary Radio Invited Guest, with Matt Kaplan


“New Study Outlines ‘Water World’ Theory of Life’s Origins” - JPL Feature Story, 2014


“The Seafloor Electric” - NASA Astrobiology Institute Research Highlights, April 2014


Radio Interview, KPFT-FM Houston, Weltanshauung weekly show with Michael DeLeionardis, 2014.


“How Did Life Arise? Fuel Cells May Have Answers” - JPL Feature Story, 2014


“Life’s Fuel Cells” - Astrobiology Magazine, March 2014 


“What We Might Find in Europa’s Alien Ocean World” - Daily Galaxy, 2014 


“Did Life on Earth As We Know It Come From Geological Life?” - Universe Today, 2014 


“How the Earth Kick-started its Metabolism Simulated in a Laboratory” - Oak Crest Institute of Science, press release, 2014. 


“Gardens of Eden” - Chemical & Engineering News, March 18, 2013.  




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