A new study conducted by a team of Russian scientists has found that microorganisms on Mars can survive the tough conditions, even near the surface.
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A new study by a team of European scientists has shown how metal-eating bacteria could have left their mark on Mars, which could be discovered by future missions
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A new study by an international team of scientists indicates how future missions to Mars should look for a rare element which could indicate that life once existed there
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The discovery of boron on Mars, a key ingredient in the emergence of organic molecules, has bolstered the case for Martian life having once existed
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A new study by an international team of scientists has found evidence of recent volcanic activity on Mars, which could also lead to evidence of ancient life.
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One of the most significant finds to come from our ongoing exploration and research efforts of Mars is the fact that the planet once had a warmer, wetter environment. Between 4.2 and 3.7 billion years ago, the planet had a thicker atmosphere and was able to maintain liquid water on its surface. As such, it […]
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A team from MIT (with support from NASA) is building an instrument that will be able to test for signs of life in-situ, and on other planets and moons.
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A new experiment conducted by an international team researchers has shown that Martian meteorites may have lost their water, indicating that Mars was wetter in the past than previously thought.
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A new study from a team of researchers from the University of Arkansas shows that certain types of microorganisms could survive on Mars, helping to narrow the search for life there.
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New samples obtained by the Curiosity rover have shed more light on environmental changes over the past few billion years, offering more evidence in support of it being habitable.
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