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Mars climate was warm enough to have rainstorms and flowing water in ancient time

A new study of conditions on Mars indicates that the climate 3 to 4 billion years ago was warm enough to provoke substantial rainstorms...

New finds for NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover, seven years after landing

NASA's Curiosity rover has come a long way since touching down on Mars seven years ago. It has traveled a total of 13 miles (21...

Scientists find cold, dry planets could have a lot of hurricanes!

Hurricanes usually mean water as they use warm, moist air for fuel. However, new simulations show they can form in extremely cold, dry climates. A climate...

What does a Marsquake look like and feel like

Southern California got all shook up after a set of recent quakes. But Earth isn't the only place that experiences quakes: Both the Moon and...
Scientists discover a material way to make Mars habitable

Scientists discover a material way to make Mars habitable

Silica aerogel could warm the Martian surface similar to the way greenhouse gasses keep Earth warm. People have long dreamed of re-shaping the Martian climate...

Where does Mars’ methane go? New study provides possible answer, with implications in the...

For centuries, scientists have speculated about the existence of life on Mars. But it was only within the past 15 years that the search...

Earth to Mars in 100 days? The power of nuclear rockets

The Solar System is a really big place, and it takes forever to travel from world to world with traditional chemical rockets. But one...
Life on Mars was possible after last great meteorite impact nearly 4.5 billion years ago

Life on Mars was possible after last great meteorite impact nearly 4.5 billion years...

New study resets timeline for life on Mars. A new study led by Western University shows that Mars’ first ‘real chance’ at developing life started...
Earth has a water cycle. Mars has a dust cycle

Earth has a water cycle. Mars has a dust cycle

To say there are some myths circulating about Martian dust storms would be an understatement. Mars is known for its globe-encircling dust storms, the likes...
What is an atomic clock?

What is an atomic clock?

The clock is ticking: A technology demonstration that could transform the way humans explore space is nearing its target launch date of June 24,...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

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It is known that a diet high in salt and processed meat can bring lots of harms to people’s health. In a recent study, researchers...