bacteria

Using Bacteria to Build a Base on Mars

A researcher, whose work is supported by the ESA and NASA, has developed an idea for using bacteria to help…

2 years ago

Rovers on Mars should be searching for rocks that look like pasta – they’re almost certainly created by life

According to a new study, future NASA missions to Mars should look for "pasta-like" mineral structures, which are an indication…

3 years ago

Extreme Bacteria on the Space Station are Evolving to Handle the Harsh Conditions, not to Make Astronauts Sick

A new study conducted by researchers from NWU has shown that bacteria do not mutate into super bugs.

3 years ago

Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria has been Found on the Space Station’s Toilet

NASA keeps a close eye on the bacteria inhabiting the International Space Station with a program called the Microbial Observatory…

3 years ago

Bacteria Surviving On Musk’s Tesla Are Either A Bio-threat Or A Backup Copy Of Life On Earth

Is Musk's Tesla Roadster in space a biological threat to life on other worlds, a back-up for life on Earth,…

4 years ago

A History Of Violence: Iron Found in Fossils Suggests Supernova Role In Mass Dying

In a study of deep ocean cores, scientists have uncovered the remains of magnetic fossils that point to a nearby…

5 years ago

Will We Contaminate Europa?

Europa is probably the best place in the Solar System to go searching for life. But before they're launched, any…

6 years ago

Researchers Say ExoMars Could Detect Bacteria on Mars — Past or Present

Signs of life on the Martian surface would still be visible even after bacteria were zapped with a potentially fatal…

8 years ago

When We Look For Life Beyond Earth, Let’s Consider Dying Planets: Study

Bacteria. They're so resilient that they can survive just about anywhere on Earth, even in spots of extreme hot or…

8 years ago

So You Wanna Go To Space. Can You Put Up With The Superpower Bacteria?

We all love space here and we're sure, given that thousands of people applied for a one-way trip to Mars,…

8 years ago