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December 3, 2010

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Sitter. Recent discovery. What is special about these microbes?

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Answer:
NASA Researchers in Mono Lake, California, have discovered a microorganism (pictured) that uses arsenic instead of phosphorous to thrive and reproduce. This shatters a lot of our current beliefs about what environments can support life.

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