Microorganisms Survive One Step Closer To Mars Environment University of Arkansas

University of Arkansas researchers have moved one step closer to growing microorganisms under Mars-like conditions by suspending them in water containing dissolved matter from Mars soil simulant. D. Ryan Ormond, Curtis R. Bekkum and Timothy Kral, associate professor of biological sciences, report their findings at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, at the American Society for Microbiology meeting in Orlando.