Biology

Richard Dawkins in 2010

Clinton Richard Dawkins was born in Nairobi, Kenya, on March 26, 1941. He’s one of the most famous writers of popular science in the world thanks to his essays about evolutionism. He’s also famous because he’s an atheist and critic of religions and irrational beliefs in general.

The bacterium GFAJ-1 grown in arsenic

The news already leaked out and last night NASA confirmed it: a group of researchers who were conducting tests in Mono Lake, a California lake with a harsh environment, found a microorganism capable of thriving in an environment full of arsenic.