Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
NASA Earth Science

NASA Confirms Discovery of Organism With Phosphorus-Free DNA 380

Posted by timothy
from the well-it's-not-that-shaggy dept.
GNUALMAFUERTE writes "As we mentioned before, NASA's Department of Astrobiology had an important announcement to make today. It looks like Gizmodo was right. You can watch the presentation online right now. It looks like the bacteria in question uses arsenic as a phosphorus replacement in its DNA."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

NASA Confirms Discovery of Organism With Phosphorus-Free DNA

Comments Filter:

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary saftey deserve neither liberty not saftey." -- Benjamin Franklin, 1759

Working...