NASA announces the discovery of preserved organic matter in an ancient lake bed on Mars by its Curiosity rover. It has not been determined if the matter was potentially related to past life on Mars or not.
Curiosity digs up carbon compounds that could be food for life in sediments that formed 3bn years ago
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