That is why there should always be a disclaimer and these claims on out of this world claims should be thoroughly.
Two new scientific papers have disproved a controversial claim made by NASA-funded scientists in 2010 that a new form of bacterial life had been discovered that could thrive on arsenic.
“Contrary to an original report, the new research clearly shows that the bacterium, GFAJ-1, cannot substitute arsenic for phosphorus to survive,” said a statement by the US journal Science, a prestigious, peer-reviewed magazine.
- NASA’s ‘new form of life’ untrue – Sydney Morning Herald (m.smh.com.au)
- Scientists say NASA’s ‘new form of life’ was untrue (spacedaily.com)
- Scientists say NASA’s ‘new form of life’ was untrue (newsinfo.inquirer.net)
- Scientists say NASA’s 2010 ‘new form of life’ claim was untrue (usapartisan.com)
- Scientists say NASA’s 2010 ‘new form of life’ claim was untrue (rawstory.com)