I Agree That Viruses Are Not Life

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    "Arsenic Bacteria" Are Not "regular" Life.

    Very recently, this week [December 2, 2010], a NASA Research Fellow "grew" bacteria which apparently incorporated Arsenic [As] into its DNA where Phosphorus [P] should be. THIS IS HUGE, but I want some fine points honed to help us all understand what this does and does NOT mean...
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    66-70, M
    1 Response Dec 5, 2010

    I Agree That Viruses Are Not Life

    I don't mean computer viruses, I mean the infectious ones, like HIV, and thousands of others. One of the first ones studied to the point of knowing its structure was the tobacco mosaic virus. Viewed at the molecular level they can be quite artistically fascinating, even though...
    freeed freeed
    66-70, M
    13 Responses Jul 10, 2009
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