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Mars mission seeks signs of life on a mysterious moon

Japan's space agency wants to find out if the potato-shaped curiosity called Phobos holds remnants of long-dead microbes. The mission leaves later this decade, but planning is already under way. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ 
                                                                                                                                                                               
Mars  mission seeks signs of life on a mysterious moon
Mars mission seeks signs of life on a mysterious moon
Japan's space agency wants to find out if the potato-shaped curiosity called Phobos holds remnants of long-dead microbes.
Cybersecurity
Feds offer $10 million reward in hunt for DarkSide ransomware group
Feds offer $10 million reward in hunt for DarkSide ransomware group

The State Department is offering the bounty for information leading to the identification or location of the cybercrime group's key leaders.

Tech
Meta considering opening physical stores, according to report
Meta considering opening physical stores, according to report

The New York Times says the stores would help introduce Facebook's customers to the metaverse.

Medical
Pfizer says its COVID-19 antiviral pill reduces risk of serious illness, death
Pfizer says its COVID-19 antiviral pill reduces risk of serious illness, death

The oral drug, called Paxlovid, reduces the risk of hospitalization or death by almost 90% in early tests, according to Pfizer.

Politics
Climate justice movement is playing a crucial role at COP26
Climate justice movement is playing a crucial role at COP26

The UN climate summit has kept climate activists on the sidelines, but that hasn't stopped them.

Car Industry
Nikola wants embattled founder Trevor Milton to pay proposed $125 million SEC settlement
Nikola wants embattled founder Trevor Milton to pay proposed $125 million SEC settlement

The electric truck startup wants its former chairman to cough up.

Luxury Vehicles
BMW removes touchscreen functionality from some new cars due to chip shortage
BMW removes touchscreen functionality from some new cars due to chip shortage

Customers will get a $500 credit for the inconvenience.

Drones
DJI Mavic 3 drone packs multiple cameras, a huge zoom, 46-minute flight time for $2,199
DJI Mavic 3 drone packs multiple cameras, a huge zoom, 46-minute flight time for $2,199

The drone has a bigger image sensor and a variety of upgrades to keep photographers and video producers happy.

TV and Movies
Ghostbusters: Afterlife review: The Easter eggs edge out the good stuff
Ghostbusters: Afterlife review: The Easter eggs edge out the good stuff

This latest sequel promises a fun dose of freaky ghosts but collapses under fan-baiting nostalgia.

TV and Movies
Eternals review: Unique Marvel entry trips through a convoluted plot
Eternals review: Unique Marvel entry trips through a convoluted plot

This MCU film balances so much character and plot that it becomes tough to digest.

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