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NASA Research Shows DNA Building Blocks Can Be Made in Space
NASA Research Shows DNA Building Blocks Can Be Made in Space
NASA-funded researchers have found more evidence meteorites can carry DNA components created in space.Read More...
NASA Spacecraft Data Suggest Water Flowing on Mars
NASA Spacecraft Data Suggest Water Flowing on Mars
Observations from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have revealed possible flowing water during the warmest months on Mars.Read More...
Diving in the Rain
Research... at a Glance
Diving in the Rain
Members of the Pavilion Lake Research Project (PLRP) have been studying unique structures on the floor of Canada's Kelly Lake as part of their 2011 field season.Read More...
Save the Date: AbSciCon 2012
Save the Date: AbSciCon 2012
The next Astrobiology Science Conference will be held in Atlanta, GA from April 16-20, 2012. Sign up now to receive conference updates.Read More...
A New Look at the Sulfur Cycle
A New Look at the Sulfur Cycle
The record of Earth's sulfur cycle preserved in sedimentary rocks is commonly used to track the evolution of microbial sulfur metabolisms and levels of atmospheric oxygen throughout geologic history.Read More...
Go Jump in a Lake
Research... at a Glance
Go Jump in a Lake
The main work of the Pavilion Lake Research Project (PLRP) involves the exploration of Kelly Lake with piloted submersible vehicles. But team members are also performing scientific experiments using methods that are a bit more 'low-tech.'Read More...
Off to a Rocky Start
Off to a Rocky Start
Engineers and technicians have placed a barge in British Columbia's Kelly Lake, from which submersibles will be launched to explore the depths of the lake.Read More...
Deliberate Delay
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Deliberate Delay
Researchers at Kelly Lake in British Columbia have been testing mission scenarios to simulate communication with explorers during travel to a near-Earth asteroid.Read More...
Islands of Life: On Yungay Salar
Islands of Life: On Yungay Salar
Chile's Atacama desert has provided a great deal of information about how life on Earth is able to survive in harsh conditions. An area known as 'Yungay salar' is where bacteria were first discovered living inside halite (salt) rocks.Read More...
Mapping Microbialites
Mapping Microbialites
Microbialites, strange carbonate structures that line the bottom of Pavilion Lake in British Columbia, Canada, come in many shapes and sizes. No-one knows why.Read More...
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