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Scientist's Bizarre, Rule-Breaking Bacteria Nixed By New Studies

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 07.09.2012 | Science

NEW YORK -- It was a provocative finding: strange bacteria in a California lake that thrived on something completely unexpected – arsenic. What ...

Unleash the Kraken! Creationism, Kookiness, and Alleged Censorship

Steven Newton | Posted 12.26.2011 | Education
Steven Newton

One strength of science is its process for considering even outlandish proposals, giving them a fair and skeptical hearing, and discarding those ideas which simply do not have the evidence.

PHOTOS: Roadtrip To Mono Lake In Search Of Alien Life Forms

Trazzler.com | Megan Cytron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text courtesy of Trazzler.com By Megan Cytron NASA's big announcement will surely inspire many to head up to beautiful Mono Lake, peer into the ...

Mono Lake Discovery Raises Questions: Does Extraterrestrial Life Exist? (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The discovery of a new form of bacteria that lives off arsenic in California's Mono Lake has led many to speculate about the existence extraterrestria...

NASA Announcement LIVE: New Life Form Discovered (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The NASA announcement is underway, and you can watch it and follow along with our live updates below. You can also watch the press conference live at ...

NASA's Astrobiology Discovery: Arsenic-Eating Bacteria, Not 'Aliens'

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — The discovery of a strange bacteria that can use arsenic as one of its nutrients widens the scope for finding new forms of life on ...