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NASA’s ground-breaking discovery at Mono Lake

December 2nd, 2010 by Arya, Communications Director

News of NASA’s recent ground-breaking finding that a bacterium, discovered at Mono Lake, could eat and grow on a diet of arsenic instead of phosphorus, has the Mono Lake Committee office buzzing with phone calls and emails from around the world. The implications for this information are astounding….

See the details in this morning’s  New York Times article.

This new BBC article is also quite good.

You can also watch the press conference here at 11:00am Pacific time for the latest news.

Tufa towers at Mono Lake in California's Eastern Sierra.

Tufa towers at Mono Lake in California's Eastern Sierra.

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