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A 2010 controversial study that discovered a certain bacterium used arsenic instead of phosphorous to build its DNA had been heavily scrutinized by the scientific community.
NASA-funded researchers announced earlier this month that they had found a new life form that thrives on arsenic, but critics are skeptical of the new outlook.
NASA-funded astrobiology research has changed the fundamental knowledge about what comprises all known life on Earth.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.