What is this strange new discovery?

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What is this strange new discovery?
« on: 03/12/2010 20:41:39 »
NASA have found a form of life which thrives on Arsenic.

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What is this strange new discovery?
« Reply #1 on: 08/12/2010 18:31:09 »
http://rrresearch.blogspot.com/2010/12/arsenic-associated-bacteria-nasas.html [nofollow]

"Basically, it doesn't present ANY convincing evidence that arsenic has been incorporated into DNA (or any other biological molecule)."

"Bottom line: Lots of flim-flam, but very little reliable information."