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How Salt Might Be The Key To Finding Life on Mars

In our ongoing search for liquid water on Mars, scientists are now thinking that salt might be the key! How will salt change the game? Amy Shira Teitel joins DNews to discuss the history of searching for life on Mars, and how we plan on looking in the future!

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How Liquid Water Could Exist on Mars

“In the hunt for life on Mars, NASA’s maxim has always been to follow the water. We haven’t yet found liquid water on Mars, but a new study from a team at the University of Michigan has shown how small amounts of liquid water could exist on the Red Planet despite its below-freezing temperatures. The key ingredient is salt.”

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