Tag: Mars

Resveratrol helps preserve muscle in space

Resveratrol helps preserve muscle in space Resveratrol helps preserve muscle in space “Resveratrol treatment promotes muscle growth in diabetic or unloaded animals, by increasing insulin sensitivity and glucose uptake in the muscle fibers. This is relevant for astronauts, who are known to develop reduced insulin sensitivity during spaceflight.” […]

Is that a Traffic Light on Mars?

  Thursday, 25 September 2014 With the now increased traffic in the Red Planet’s region – since India’s satellite reached Mars’s orbit Wednesday – a traffic light might just be what’s been missing. And it didn’t take long for one to be discovered. NASA’s Mars rover, the Curiosity, […]

Life DID begin on Mars – then we all travelled to Earth on a meteorite: Element crucial to the origin of life ‘would only have been available on the red planet’

Thursday, Aug 29 2013 Molybdenum mineral is thought to have been  crucial to the origin of life Material may have been available on the  surface of Mars and not on Earth This could suggest that life came to Earth  on a Martian meteorite By  Ellie Zolfagharifard PUBLISHED: 17:07 […]

Mars has Front-Row Seat for 2014 Comet

Comet Siding Spring (C/2013 A1), discovered in January and now inbound from the Oort Cloud, promises to put on a spectacular show in October 2014 — for the spacecraft on and around Mars. . We’re just a couple weeks away from getting decent naked-eye views of Comet PanSTARRS, […]

Melt water on Mars could sustain life

Contact: Andreas Johnsson andreasj@gvc.gu.se 46-031-786-2943 University of Gothenburg Near surface water has shaped the landscape of Mars. Areas of the planet’s northern and southern hemispheres have alternately thawed and frozen in recent geologic history and comprise striking similarities to the landscape of Svalbard. This suggests that water has […]