View Full Version : New Method for Finding Life on Mars

2005-Sep-07, 10:05 AM
SUMMARY: A team of scientists from the University of Glasgow have developed a method they believe will help detect evidence of life in ancient rocks - perhaps helping uncover if there's life on Mars. With their technique, the rocks are crushed to release tiny amounts of liquid water, and then special detectors are used to search for the presence of biomolecules in the water. Once the technique has been proven to work, the researchers believe it could be miniaturized and flown aboard future Mars landers.

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