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Life Abhors Arsenic, Even In Extremis
Another study casts doubt on the famous arsenic-life findings, showing the bacterium actually grabs phosphorus wherever it can be found.
Biologists Sequence Genome of Controversial Arsenic Bacterium
One of the most controversial science stories in recent memory, the saga of arsenic-loving microbes, resurfaced again this week, a...
Scientist in a Strange Land
Last December, Felisa Wolfe-Simon announced the discovery of a microbe that could change the way we understand life in the universe. Soon she found herself plunged into a maelstrom of bitter backlash and intemperate criticism. A dispatch from the frontiers of the new peer review