Professor Walker is back on NPR's Science Friday on 8/22 to wrap up the Science Friday Book club discussion about the epic science fiction novel Dune! Read more about the book club here, and be sure to tune in and join the conversation!
UPDATE 8/25/14 - Podcast Recording is Now Available HERE.
Our paper on "Self-referencing cellular automata: A model of the evolution of information control in biological systems" available here is featured in a Science News blog! Congrats Ted and Alyssa on the media coverage!
You can also read about how "Life began when algorithms took control" in a follow-up story here.
Our work is featured in Astrobiology Magazine!
Article Summary: Astrobiologist Sara Walker is exploring ways to measure the transition from non-living to living matter. Her approach could broaden our understanding of how unique--or common--life might be in the universe.
Sara Imari Walker