Updated Again: Compilation of articles, news, blogs about the "arsenic bacteria" NASA study

Lots of new stuff on the arsenic-bacteria front.  For those interested I am compiling some of the more useful links here:

News stories:

  • A Bacterium That Can Grow by Using Arsenic Instead of Phosphorus
    • Felisa Wolfe-Simon
    • Jodi Switzer Blum
    • Thomas R. Kulp
    • Gwyneth W. Gordon
    • Shelley E. Hoeft,
    • Jennifer Pett-Ridge
    • John F. Stolz
    • Samuel M. Webb
    • Peter K. Weber
    • Paul C. W. Davies,
    • Ariel D. Anbar
    • and Ronald S. Oremland

Author: Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: