Nicola McLoughlin
Nicola McLoughlin
Rhodes University and the Centres for Excellence in Palaeosciences (Wits University) and CIMERA (UJ)
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A fresh look at the fossil evidence for early Archaean cellular life
M Brasier, N McLoughlin, O Green, D Wacey
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 361 …, 2006
Critical testing of Earth's oldest putative fossil assemblage from the∼ 3.5 Ga Apex chert, Chinaman Creek, Western Australia
MD Brasier, OR Green, JF Lindsay, N McLoughlin, A Steele, C Stoakes
Precambrian Research 140 (1-2), 55-102, 2005
3.5 billion years of glass bioalteration: Volcanic rocks as a basis for microbial life?
H Staudigel, H Furnes, N McLoughlin, NR Banerjee, LB Connell, ...
Earth-Science Reviews 89 (3-4), 156-176, 2008
Defining biominerals and organominerals: direct and indirect indicators of life
RS Perry, N Mcloughlin, BY Lynne, MA Sephton, JD Oliver, CC Perry, ...
Sedimentary Geology 201 (1-2), 157-179, 2007
On biogenicity criteria for endolithic microborings on early Earth and beyond
N McLoughlin, MD Brasier, D Wacey, OR Green, RS Perry
Astrobiology 7 (1), 10-26, 2007
Growth of synthetic stromatolites and wrinkle structures in the absence of microbes–implications for the early fossil record
N McLoughlin, LA Wilson, MD Brasier
Geobiology 6 (2), 95-105, 2008
Comparing petrographic signatures of bioalteration in recent to Mesoarchean pillow lavas: Tracing subsurface life in oceanic igneous rocks
H Furnes, NR Banerjee, H Staudigel, K Muehlenbachs, N McLoughlin, ...
Precambrian Research 158 (3-4), 156-176, 2007
The problem of deep carbon—an Archean paradox
JF Lindsay, MD Brasier, N McLoughlin, OR Green, M Fogel, A Steele, ...
Precambrian Research 143 (1-4), 1-22, 2005
Two coexisting sulfur metabolisms in a ca. 3400 Ma sandstone
D Wacey, N McLoughlin, MJ Whitehouse, MR Kilburn
Geology 38 (12), 1115-1118, 2010
Taphonomy of very ancient microfossils from the∼ 3400 Ma Strelley Pool Formation and∼ 1900 Ma Gunflint Formation: New insights using a focused ion beam
D Wacey, S Menon, L Green, D Gerstmann, C Kong, N Mcloughlin, ...
Precambrian Research 220, 234-250, 2012
Ichnotaxonomy of microbial trace fossils in volcanic glass
N McLoughlin, H Furnes, NR Banerjee, K Muehlenbachs, H Staudigel
Journal of the Geological Society 166 (1), 159-169, 2009
Tubular compression fossils from the Ediacaran Nama group, Namibia
PA Cohen, A Bradley, AH Knoll, JP Grotzinger, S Jensen, J Abelson, ...
Journal of Paleontology 83 (1), 110-122, 2009
Use of NanoSIMS in the search for early life on Earth: ambient inclusion trails in a c. 3400 Ma sandstone
D Wacey, MR Kilburn, N McLoughlin, J Parnell, CA Stoakes, ...
Journal of the Geological Society 165 (1), 43-53, 2008
Mechanisms of microtunneling in rock substrates: distinguishing endolithic biosignatures from abiotic microtunnels
N McLoughlin, H Staudigel, H Furnes, B Eickmann, M Ivarsson
Geobiology 8 (4), 245-255, 2010
Nanoscale analysis of pyritized microfossils reveals differential heterotrophic consumption in the∼ 1.9-Ga Gunflint chert
D Wacey, N McLoughlin, MR Kilburn, M Saunders, JB Cliff, C Kong, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110 (20), 8020-8024, 2013
Oceanic pillow lavas and hyaloclastites as habitats for microbial life through time–a review
H Furnes, N McLoughlin, K Muehlenbachs, N Banerjee, H Staudigel, ...
Links Between Geological Processes, Microbial Activities&Evolution of Life, 1-68, 2008
Reassessing the biogenicity of Earth’s oldest trace fossil with implications for biosignatures in the search for early life
EG Grosch, N McLoughlin
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (23), 8380-8385, 2014
P–T Constraints on the Metamorphic Evolution of the Paleoarchean Kromberg Type-Section, Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa
EG Grosch, O Vidal, T Abu-Alam, N McLoughlin
Journal of Petrology 53 (3), 513-545, 2012
Paleoarchean detrital zircon ages from the earliest tectonic basin in the Barberton Greenstone Belt, Kaapvaal craton, South Africa
EG Grosch, J Kosler, N McLoughlin, K Drost, J Slama, RB Pedersen
Precambrian Research 191 (1-2), 85-99, 2011
Sulfur isotope evidence for a Paleoarchean subseafloor biosphere, Barberton, South Africa
N McLoughlin, EG Grosch, MR Kilburn, D Wacey
Geology 40 (11), 1031-1034, 2012
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