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Microbes could have carved the surface of Mars


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The surface of Mars may have been carved by microbes, possible authors of enigmatic stick structures observed in Gale Crater.

This revolutionary conclusion was reached by a multidisciplinary team of scientists led by Andrea Baucon, paleontologist at the University of Genoa, and composed of:

  • Carlos Neto de Carvalho, geologist collaborator of the D Institute. Luiz at the University of Lisbon
  • Fabrizio Felletti, professor of geology and sedimentology at the University of Milan
  • Roberto Cabella, Professor of Geo-resources at the University of Genoa.

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