Research NewsLife on Mars

Martian Rocks Tell Divergent Stories

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Science  08 Nov 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5289, pp. 918
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5289.918

Summary

New developments continue in the life on Mars story, as a British team announced strong new isotopic evidence for ancient life in a Martian meteorite—while an American researcher suggested that such meteorites are marked by earthly contamination instead.