Life on Mars? Scientists Examine Mushrooms and Methane

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Ryan Lau | @RyanLau71R

For decades, the idea of life on Mars has had its place in pop culture. With many references in The Twilight Zone and Doctor Who and a David Bowie song named such, the people of Earth have a clear fascination with what may reside above. Until now, much of this has been in the context of pure fiction. But this week, scientists are closely analyzing two key happenings that may prove the existence of life on the Red Planet.

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