Organics Discovery at Mars’ Gale Crater Hints at Existence of RNA and Ancient Life

      "Because borates may play an important role in making RNA–one of the building blocks of life–finding boron on Mars further opens the possibility that life could have once arisen on the planet," said Patrick Gasda, a postdoctoral researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory and lead author. "Borates are one possible bridge from … Continue reading Organics Discovery at Mars’ Gale Crater Hints at Existence of RNA and Ancient Life