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The Bacteria That Could Colonize Mars

Although the atmosphere on Mars seems to push against everything that we as humans know to be life sustaining, scientists continue to push forward toward finding a way to colonize the planet. It seems nearly impossible but a recent Science paper published believes bacteria could help bring life to the red planet. Scientists from an international team studied cyanobacteria which is a large group of organisms that are known to survive in very extreme environments such as Antarctica, Yellow Stone National Park the Mojave Desert and deep within the ocean. One of the biggest families of bacteria on earth, scientists have been able to date…

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