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Major Milestone For Detecting Life On Mars

"To detect life on Mars, we have to devise instruments to recognize it and design them in such a way to get them to the Red Planet most efficiently," said Dr. Andrew Steele of the Carnegie Institution's Geophysical Laboratory, a member of

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World's Largest Volcano About to Erupt

Earthquakes have been rumbling more frequently deep beneath Mauna Loa, suggesting that the world's largest volcano is getting ready to erupt for the first time in 20 years, scientists said.

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Hawaiian Volcano Worries Scientists

(AP) Mauna Loa is stirring after 18 years of inactivity, and an eruption could devastate the neighborhoods built on the volcano's slopes in the intervening years, scientists said Monday.

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NASA's Desert "Rats" Test New Gear

Arizona's high desert isn't quite as tough on equipment as the moon or Mars, but few places on Earth can give prototype spacesuits, rovers and science gear a better workout.

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