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August 22, 2002

Also from the BBC: Microbes 'could survive on Mars'. "Microbes may be able to survive on Mars according to new simulations of the Martian environment. Researchers used a device called the Andromeda Chamber to simulate Martian conditions. They discovered that microorganisms called methanogens could grow at low pressures. They say their findings imply that life could have existed on the Red Planet in the past, present, or at some point in the future."
From the BBC: Fossil was 'first walker'. "The most primitive foot to walk on land has been described by scientists. It belonged to an animal that lived about 345 million years ago - in what is now Scotland." Check it out...