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Subsurface of Jupiter's moon Europa might have supported microbial life in the past
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Subsurface of Jupiter's moon Europa might have supported microbial life in the past

Europa has an ocean hidden beneath a thick shell of ice and has long has been viewed as a potential habitat for life, alongside Mars and Saturn’s moon Enceladus.

School kids to name NASA's Mars 2020 rover, winner will be announced in March
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School kids to name NASA's Mars 2020 rover, winner will be announced in March

With more than 28,000 essays submitted, one winner will get to watch the launch live from Cape Canaveral.

Geothermal fields in Ethiopia is the only place on earth that is uninhabitable
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Geothermal fields in Ethiopia is the only place on earth that is uninhabitable

It is most torrid environments on the planet with daily temperatures in winter exceeding 45 degrees Celsius.

Electricity-eating bacteria are real — and scientists unravel how they can harvest electrons
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Electricity-eating bacteria are real — and scientists unravel how they can harvest electrons

It might be possible for bacteria to feed on electricity and carbon dioxide to produce value-added compounds like biofuels.

Microbes in the Tundras could blow the roof off global warming with their emissions
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Microbes in the Tundras could blow the roof off global warming with their emissions

Microbes react very quickly — within five to seven years — to even slight changes in the climate.

Climate change and deforestation is increasing the risk of extinction of wildlife
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Climate change and deforestation is increasing the risk of extinction of wildlife

A tropical forest five times the size of England, some 600,000 square kilometres, has been destroyed since 2014.

Scientists hunt for microbes under Antarctica to understand habitats on Mars, moons
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Scientists hunt for microbes under Antarctica to understand habitats on Mars, moons

They announced their discovery of microbes in the subglacial lake in 2013, receiving worldwide attention.

NASA says crack in the Mars 2020 rover's heat shield will not change the mission's launch date
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NASA says crack in the Mars 2020 rover's heat shield will not change the mission's launch date

The fracture, which occurred near the shield's outer edge and spans the circumference of the component, was discovered by NASA on April 12.

Data from the Curiosity rover suggests a crater on Mars contained a lake that could support life
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Data from the Curiosity rover suggests a crater on Mars contained a lake that could support life

New data from the Curiosity rover forms the basis of a theory that the Gale crater had been home to a lake with conditions suitable for life.

Grains of rock suggest Saturn moon may harbour life
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Grains of rock suggest Saturn moon may harbour life

Grains of rock spewed into deep space suggest a small moon of Saturn has hydrothermal vents, boosting theories it may harbour microbial life.

Cabinet approves ISRO's mission to Mars
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Cabinet approves ISRO's mission to Mars

India is slated to kickstart its mission to Mars in November next year.

India close to realising its mission to Mars
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India close to realising its mission to Mars

If latest reports are to be believed, then India may be quite close to realising its Mars mission dream. Reportedly, ...

Volcanic tunnels on Mars offer hope for life
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Volcanic tunnels on Mars offer hope for life

The red planet has been elusive to mankind for centuries now, and even as he continues to produce marvels ...