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NASA funded research uncovers a microbe which can substitute Arsenate for Phosphate and redefines life as we know it. Felisa Wolf-Simon, head author of the paper submitted by the NASA team, says the discovery, “Cracks open the doors for what we might find in the universe.”

With a new play book for what life is and where it can survive, our search for alien life changes – allowing us to investigate previously “uninhabitable” environments and recognize previously unthinkable life forms. Read more at