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Science: Life / Bacteria #987624

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 02, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Lee Cowan) NASA’s discovery of the bacteria GFAJ-1, which is able to survive without phosphorous by replacing it with arsenic, in California’s Mono Lake featured; photos/animation shown. [NASA’s Mary VOYTEK†- says it is terrestrial life but not life as we know it.] [Astrobiologist researcher Felisa WOLFE-SIMON†- says we’ve cracked open the door for what’s possible for life elsewhere in the universe.] [The Planetary Society executive director Bill NYE†- says when we look for life on other worlds we could look in a different way.]

Williams, Brian;
Cowan, Lee

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