Looking for silicon-based alien life? Don't hold your breath.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 09:31 in Astronomy & Space

Science Bacteria have bonded carbon and silicon for the first time. What can they teach us? Silicon-based life couldn’t hack it on our planet. But scientists can imagine places in the universe that it might be better suited for, and explore what happens when we…

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