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Scientists find another 'life element' on Mars

15/12/2016 16:32

NASA’s Curiosity rover has found boron on the surface of Mars. This chemical element is crucially important for life as it is a key part of many protein molecules and is essential for DNA synthesis.

NASA discovers Mars ice deposit the size of lake superior

29/11/2016 10:32

NASA has announced the discovery of a colossal mass of underground ice on Mars that could hold as much water as Lake Superior, the second-largest lake on Earth. The body was found in a region of the red planet called “the Utopia” in an area some 2,050 miles in diameter, roughly the size of New Mexico, and running about 560 feet below the surface.

Intermediaries need assistance to develop sci-tech market

15/11/2016 10:23

A lack of effective intermediary organisations which can connect inventions with the market is a problem for the development of Vietnam’s sci-tech market, heard a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on November 14.