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Evolution Scientist Carl Woese Dies: 'The Most Important Evolution Scientist of the 20th Century'

Suzan Mazur | Posted 03.04.2013 | Science
Suzan Mazur

It was Carl Woese who first identified the Archaea and introduced us to horizontal gene transfer. I asked Carl Woese during my recent interview with him -- perhaps the last feature interview he gave -- how he defined life.

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 ...

Breakthrough In Search For Extraterrestrial Life? NASA To Announce Astrobiology Discovery Tomorrow

The Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Has NASA made a breakthrough in the search extraterrestrial life? That's what some are speculating after NASA sent out a curious press release announc...