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Topic - Felisa Wolfe-Simon
It was a provocative finding: strange bacteria in a California lake that thrived on something completely unexpected _ arsenic. What it suggested is that life, a very different kind of life, could possibly exist on some other planet.
A scientific tiff went public Friday as the journal Science took the unusual step of publishing challenges to a report about a strange, arsenic-eating bacteria.
In an email to The Associated Press, she said "there is nothing in the data of these new papers that contradicts our published data."
She said her team continues to build upon its finding of the extreme resistance to arsenic poisoning.