Thursday, December 2, 2010

New Kind of "Life" "Found" by NASA on Earth

Editor:  this is a major discovery, but it will take time to sort it out.  Some people will insist that life has been found elsewhere in the solar system.  In reality, this phenomenon has been discovered on Earth which suggests to hopeful scientists and enthusiasts the possibility of life elsewhere where carbon based life could not survive.

NASA has discovered a completely new life form that doesn't share the biological building blocks of anything currently living in planet Earth, using arsenic to build its DNA, RNA, proteins, and cell membranes. This changes everything. Updating live.

All life on Earth is made of six components: carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and sulfur. Every being, from the smallest amoeba to the largest whale, share the same life stream. Our DNA blocks are all the same. NASA scientist Felisa Wolfe Simon and her team have found a bacteria whose DNA is completely alien to what we know today. Instead of using phosphorus, the newly discovered microorganism—called GFAJ-1—uses arsenic for all its building blocks.

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