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A recent study suggests that human life emerged on Mars, and the essential chemical compounds traveled through space

According to geochemist Steven Benner, the professor who lead the study, we could all be Martians at origin. He declared that a mineral called molybdenum that's essential in life occurrence appeared for the first time on Mars due to volcanic eruptions on the planet. Then, it was transported to Earth by meteorites blasted off Mars by the large eruptions that occurred there. Steven Benner is a professor at the Westheimer Institute for Science and...