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Study Confirms Bacterium Proteins Bond To Phosphate, Not Arsenate
2012-10-04 08:09:51

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.

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2010-12-16 05:45:00

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.

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2010-12-02 13:50:00

NASA-funded astrobiology research has changed the fundamental knowledge about what comprises all known life on Earth.


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bawbee
  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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