"Biochemist Felisa Wolfe-Simon, whose recent discovery of arsenic-utilizing bacteria that thrive in otherwise poisonous environments rewrote science textbooks in a profound way, reminded us of the importance of questioning our most fundamental understanding of life.”
Just checked my textbook. Seems unchanged.

TED 2011 The Rediscovery of Wonder, Day Two | Brain Pickings

"Biochemist Felisa Wolfe-Simon, whose recent discovery of arsenic-utilizing bacteria that thrive in otherwise poisonous environments rewrote science textbooks in a profound way, reminded us of the importance of questioning our most fundamental understanding of life.”

Just checked my textbook. Seems unchanged.

TED 2011 The Rediscovery of Wonder, Day Two | Brain Pickings

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