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Methane Is Scarce, But That Doesn’t Mean There’s No Life On Mars
Looking around for methane in Gale Crater, Curiosity found a whole lot of nothing. But that doesn't dash hopes of finding evidence of life on Mars some day.
Do Seasonal Changes in Mars’s Atmosphere Have a Biological Cause?
Methane disappears and regenerates every year, according to new study
First Mars Landers Might Have Found Organic Material In 1976, and Destroyed It By Accident
The building blocks of life might exist in Martian soil after all, according to a new study. Evidence from the...
Martian Environment Is Ideally Suited For Crop Farming, Study Says
If we ever decide to colonize Mars, it might be fairly simple to grow crops in that red soil, according...
Test Uses Handedness of Molecules to Search For Life On Other Worlds
Many of life’s building blocks, such as amino acids, sugars and other molecules, are chiral — meaning they come in...
Exploring Mars by Bulldozer
Tiny robotic bulldozers may soon be on their way to Mars.