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Arsenic Eating Microbe Discovered

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Arsenic Eating Microbe Discovered

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Arsenic Eating Microbe Discovered

Arsenic Eating Microbe Discovered

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There's a lake in California that's so chemically nasty that seemingly nothing could live there, except something that loves arsenic. Researchers have discovered a microbe there that feasts on the toxic stuff.