Reports, Books, Proceedings, & Studies: December 2006

The special issue devoted to papers from the Astrobiology Society of Britain Conference 2006:

Astrobiology December 2006 Issue - Portable Analyzer Is Powerful Tool for Detecting Biomarkers of Life on Mars, Astrobiology

The Mars Organic Analyzer (MOA) can detect a much broader spectrum of organic compounds than was previously possible, and these could serve as key biomarkers of extinct or existing life on Mars.

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