Friday, December 3, 2010

Arsenic Monsters

In case you haven't heard, NASA discovered new bacteria with DNA composed of arsenic, rather than phosphorus. Give these organisms a few years of natural selection (give or take a few million years) and the NY subway will be rodent free!


  1. That's what arsenic does to you: it causes your mouth to switch places with your sphincter - or should we blame evolution?

  2. takes a while to evolve a jaw and teeth. Sphincter-mouths will have to do.