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NASA Confirms Discovery of Organism With Phosphorus-Free DNA

December 2nd, 2010 12:08 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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.”

Source: NASA Confirms Discovery of Organism With Phosphorus-Free DNA

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