Mediterranean microfossils offer hope for finding life on Mars

Discovery on Earth suggests possibility of similar signs of life on the Red Planet

11:08am, April 29, 2010

Tiny fossils discovered on Earth in samples of sulfates, a class of minerals recently found to be common in some parts of Mars, bodes well for finding vestiges of life on the Red Planet, astrobiologists reported April 28 during a briefing held in conjunction with the Astrobiology Science Conference 2010 in League City, Texas.

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