Selected Press

[18] Interview on Science Sessions, the PNAS podcast program: RNA origin in warm little ponds. June 18th, 2018.

[17] McMaster researchers win prize for ground-breaking paper exploring origins of life on Earth. March 1st, 2018. Brighter World, McMaster University. Written by Erica Balch.

[16] Interview on CBC Quirks and Quarks: Most incredible Science Stories We Almost Missed. Dec 30th, 2017.

[15] A New Mathematical Model of the Origin of Life. Oct 6th, 2017. SciShow describing our recent research on Youtube.

[14] Scientists Have Uncovered New Evidence of the Origins of Life on Earth. Oct 4th, 2017. Futurism. Written by Dom Galeon.

[13] Life On Earth Began With Splashing Meteorites And Warm Little Ponds, Study Suggests. Oct 3rd, 2017. Forbes. Written by Trevor Nace.

[12] Life on earth began in small ponds, McMaster University research suggests. Oct 3rd, 2017. Toronto Star. Written by Liam Casey.

[11] Evidence suggests life on Earth started after meteorites splashed into warm little ponds. Oct 3rd, 2017. Astrobiology Magazine. Written by Wade Hemsworth.

[10] Live Interview on Radio Sputnik World Service, Moscow about recent PNAS article: Origin of the RNA World: The Fate of Nucleobases in Warm Little Ponds. Oct 3rd, 2017.

[9] Splashdown! Meteorites Landing In Ponds The Likely Originator Of Life. Oct 2nd, 2017. IFLScience. Written by Stephen Luntz.

[8] Life first emerged in ‘warm little ponds’ almost as old as the Earth itself. Oct 2nd, 2017. The Independent. Written by Ian Johnston.

[7] How Did Life Start? Meteorites Crashing Into Darwin's Warm Little Ponds May Have Been Trigger. Oct 2nd, 2017. Newsweek. Written by Meghan Bartels.

[6] Darwin was right! Life on Earth began after meteorites bombarded ‘warm little ponds’ on our planet's surface. Oct 2nd, 2017. The Daily Mail. Written by Colin Fernandez.

[5] New Study Suggests Life Started on Earth Much Earlier Than Thought. Oct 2nd, 2017. Popular Mechanics. Written by Jay Bennett.

[4] Are meteorites the origin of life? 'Warm ponds' theory gets a boost. Oct. 2nd, 2017. CBC news. Written by Emily Chung.

[3] Astrobiologists Still Puzzled Over Origins Of Our Genetic Code. Nov. 28th, 2016. Forbes. Written by Bruce Dorminey. 

[2] Mac study tries to unlock piece of life’s origins on earth. Nov. 14th, 2016. Hamilton Spectator. Written by Steve Buist.

[1] Did the Seeds of Life Come from Space? Nov. 10th, 2016. Scientific American. Written by Elizabeth Tasker.