Archaeon can crunch meteorite and feed on it
Researchers use multiple, miniature instruments to directly detect and analyze life in the Canadian high Arctic, one of the closest analogs to Mars on Earth
Study, based in part at Berkeley Lab, also suggests dwarf planet in asteroid belt may be a source of rich organic matter
First-ever sample-to-sequence process entirely aboard the space station
Biologist expands pursuit of desert-dwelling microbes
"It is difficult to imagine Californian beaches on ancient Mars, but try to picture the Great Lakes on a particularly cold and long winter."
Just 40 light years from Earth, planets are best targets so far for search for extraterrestrial life
Paper shows for the first time just what “pessimism” or “optimism” mean when it comes to estimating the likelihood of advanced extraterrestrial life