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Mars: A Water World? Evidence Mounts, But Scientists Remain Tight-Lipped

SPACE.COM is getting excited, apparently. [1]:

PASADENA, California — Evidence that suggests Mars was once a water-rich world is mounting as scientists scrutinize data from the Mars Exploration rover, Opportunity, busily at work in a small crater at Meridiani Planum.  That information may well be leading to a biological bombshell of a finding that the red planet has been, and could well be now, an extraterrestrial home for life.