The microscopic organisms wasted no time cloning themselves.
Bacteria and fungi were hurled into Earth’s middle stratosphere, which resembles many of Mars’ harsh conditions.
Who needs sunlight? Not these microbes.
They could extract elements needed for farming and engineering.
Three new studies failed to find similar levels of phosphine, the life-hinting molecule.
A unique trick could let microbes zip from Earth to Mars, for example, and survive the trek.
Antioxidants in mice can actually make their tumors worse.
We have tiny living things to thank for all that flavor.
What we thought was lava might be mud instead.
Microbes live in communities together with their buds, the new image shows.
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