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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.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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