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On Prebiotic Ecology, Supramolecular Selection and Autopoiesis
  • Rafal Wieczorek
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres
  • 7 November 2012
Keywords Originoflife.Autopoiesis.Prebioticecology.RNAworldcritique.LipidworldThe existence of many “worlds” in origin-of-life literature; such as the “lipid world” (Segre etal.2001),the“iron-sulfurExpand
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Astronomical Content in Rongorongo Tablet Keiti
The field of rongorongo research: the study of Easter Island’s native script is in a peculiar state at the moment. While relative progress has been made in structural and statistical analysis in theExpand
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The double-body glyphs and palaeographic chronology in the rongorongo script
In the rongorongo script we encounter many anthropomorphic glyphs with an enlarged body and a hole in the belly. Based primarily on structural evidence present in parallel passages, it is argued thatExpand
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Small and Random Peptides: An Unexplored Reservoir of Potentially Functional Primitive Organocatalysts. The Case of Seryl-Histidine
Catalysis is an essential feature of living systems biochemistry, and probably, it played a key role in primordial times, helping to produce more complex molecules from simple ones. However, enzymes,Expand
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Putative duplication glyph in the rongorongo script
TLDR
We propose the identification of a duplication marker in the rongorongo script as a likely bearer of reduplication functions. Expand
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The replicas of rongorongo objects in the musée du quai Branly (Paris)
This paper presents a detailed analysis of 29 casts of inscribed tablets from Easter Island in the collections of musee du quai Branly. The major number of the casts covers the tablets from theExpand
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Bottom up assembly of minimal life
Still more to discover. Easter Island in an unknown manuscript by the Forsters from 18th century / Wciaz odkrywana. Wyspa Wielkanocna w nieznanym rekopisie Forsterow z XVIII wieku
Review(s) of: Still more to discover. Easter Island in an unknown manuscript by the Forsters from 18th century / Wciaz odkrywana. Wyspa Wielkanocna w nieznanym rekopisie Forsterow z XVIII wieku, byExpand
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Two unusual moko figurines from the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem
Abstract: Two unique Easter Island wooden figurines from the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts are described. After iconographic analysis of their common characteristics and comparisonExpand