A Bacterium That Can Grow by Using Arsenic Instead of Phosphorus
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リンをヒ素で代用して増殖することができる細菌 / A Bacterium That Can Grow by Using Arsenic Instead of Phosphorus http://htn.to/3u43KL


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Reminds me of NASA's Felisa Wolfe-Simon's useless "Arsenic in DNA" paper ( http://t.co/1FnWHbAo ) Same sloppy work & overblown claims.

@LeslieLaGuapa c'est bien, deux ans apres la découverte par la NASA, on a enfin la traduction version française http://t.co/jn5yKSwH

@RosieRedfield WTF indeed! The ABSTRACT says that arsenic was being subs. for phosphorus into nucleic acids. http://t.co/C8FWZa3g

Absence of arsenate in DNA from arsenate-grown GFAJ-1 cells - http://t.co/4h2mkqah (Response to this paper: http://t.co/66D1blKz)

@the_learnaholic I like Felisa Wolfe-Simon's bacterial strain GFAJ-1 (Give Felisa A Job) http://t.co/Xjigmcbr

@AndreaObaid @DGalleguillos @Frescovic Al final del articulo salen los links a los comentarios http://t.co/nhbv84u6

@Julien_f C'est pas le fameux (et sacrément controversé) ADN à l'arsenic ? http://t.co/R1ceva86

"A Bacterium That Can Grow by Using Arsenic Instead of Phosphorus" - The 2010 paper of controversy. http://t.co/9kGSjNvD #arseniclife #NASA

This is the study I mentioned earlier. http://t.co/z9hBgVgP. Sorry people, I have no access to it. I just read the excerpts in blogs.

ていうか「Pの代わりにAsで生命維持するバクテリア」の研究って論文に掲載されているのね。知りませんでした。:A Bacterium That Can Grow by Using Arsenic Instead of Phosphorus http://t.co/LqHTBMHF

Nature http://t.co/ckJL9KNJ refutando a Science http://t.co/8Bbvtwm2 en aquella noticia que "cambiaba" los elementos necesarios para la vida

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否定された原著はこっちですね。1年で100回以上引用されてるんだな。インパクトは強い、新種・新属レベルの発見ではないもんな。ウーズのような新しいドメインの発見とは違う、もっと根源にさかのぼるもの。 http://t.co/MRQmZI4w

RT @as_expected: 否定された原著はこっちですね。1年で100回以上引用されてるんだな。インパクトは強い、新種・新属レベルの発見ではないもんな。ウーズのような新しいドメインの発見とは違う、もっと根源にさかのぼるもの。 http://t.co/MRQmZI4w

NASAの「ヒ素細菌」論文。2010年12月。|A Bacterium That Can Grow by Using Arsenic Instead of Phosphorus http://t.co/pOWpiuFu

Arsenic... a potential substitute for phosphorus in DNA backbone!!!!!!! http://t.co/qYlvSW7q

Wow. My family & I swam in that lake. Let me tell you: it is special and worth a trip. http://t.co/l4e59jXz #science #disruptive

“@PLOSBiology: Good discussion of how "quality" and "impact" are actually different #scio13 #scio13alt” Indeed! http://t.co/Wk0CUTLa

Super cool vid about history in 2min http://t.co/vYi1DUWj If you like it, for more read:http://t.co/zFhHDL6w h/t @matthewcobb...

.@nprnews "Some Online Journals Will Publish Fake Science, For A Fee" <-- Yes indeed. For example, http://t.co/wIGeaZqXLC It's scandalous.

.@nprnews "Some Online Journals Will Publish Fake Science, For A Fee" <-- Yes indeed. For example, http://t.co/wIGeaZqXLC It's scandalous.

.@nprnews "Some Online Journals Will Publish Fake Science, For A Fee" <-- Yes indeed. For example, http://t.co/wIGeaZqXLC It's scandalous.

Outstanding claims require outstanding evidence. But that did not stop this #Science paper getting published... http://t.co/3yMOeob2PM

DAVID SANDERS on Wolfe-Simon F: http://t.co/VreW5XPOhL It has been argued that this article should be retracted on the basis of analysis of

Arsenic life paper cited 292 times, so if F. Wolfe-Simon came to UK she’d definitely be REFable: http://t.co/9oqBx5AV0I

Arsenic life paper cited 292 times, so if F. Wolfe-Simon came to UK she’d definitely be REFable: http://t.co/9oqBx5AV0I

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