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Recent analyses of Martian soil have found significant amounts of water.
Could Mars have been a better starting point for the origins of life on Earth?
Planetary scientists and future explorers are trying to learn about our neighboring planet without ever leaving Earth.
Microbes may once have thrived in a freshwater lake on Mars, according to clues in an ancient rock.
What's it like to live -- and cook -- on Mars? To find out, researchers are simulating Mars missions in Russia and on the slopes of a Hawaiian volcano.
Science museums aren't just dioramas and dusty skeletons anymore.
The money will be used to turn Nikola Tesla’s final laboratory into a museum.
In natural history museums around the world, art and science intersect in the de...
Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum has a lot of heart, and other organs too.
How do museums protect and preserve artistic and historic artifacts for the ages...
\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.