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  • NASA uses radar to find people's heartbeats in collapsed buildings

    NASA uses radar to find people's heartbeats in collapsed buildings
    NASA engineers have built a device that uses radar to detect heartbeats in the rubble of collapsed buildings, with technology typically used to explore other planets. The FINDER device, developed with the Department of Homeland Security, could help search-and-rescue teams find survivors trapped underneath the wreckage – even when those victims can’t call for help. 
  • Study: Mars could have held watery underground oases for life

    Study: Mars could have held watery underground oases for life
    If Mars once contained life, it might have existed in watery oases far beneath the surface, according to a new study analyzing a deep Martian crater holding signs of an ancient lake. The research, published online Sunday in the journal Nature...

    Life on Mars time for JPL scientist and his family

    Life on Mars time for JPL scientist and his family
    David Oh's eldest son taped aluminum foil over his windows. His daughter painted a sign warning visitors away from the front door. His wife pulled the phone cord out of the wall and turned the couple's cellphones off. David's time on Earth had come to...

    Mars' once-thick atmosphere now stripped; bad news for life?

    Mars' once-thick atmosphere now stripped; bad news for life?
    NASA’s Curiosity rover has breathed in Martian air and sniffed out good news and bad news for alien life: The Red Planet’s atmosphere was likely several times thicker early in its history – but it’s probably been thin for...

    NASA ends work to restore Kepler Space Telescope to full function

    NASA ends work to restore Kepler Space Telescope to full function
    NASA scientists said Thursday that the agency will no longer attempt to restore full function to the exoplanet-hunting Kepler Space Telescope, which has been hobbled since the spring. A three-month effort to return the craft to working order,...