NASA’s arsenic-eating life form gets a second look

Washington (AFP) Dec 15, 2010 Soon after NASA-funded researchers announced this month they had found a new life form that thrives on arsenic, critics took to the blogosphere with skeptical views and downright insults. “I don’t know whether the authors are just bad scientists or whether they’re unscrupulously pushing NASA’s ‘There’s life in outer space!’ agenda,” wrote Canadian microbiologist Rosie Redfield in a blog that


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