[meteorite-list] Italian Researchers Find Traces Of Life In Meteorites
From: Michael Blood <mlblood_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:46:22 2004
>Geologist Bruno D'Argegno and molecular biologist
>Giuseppe Geraci, both from the Federico II University
>in Naples, borrowed meteorite samples from a local
>museum and introduced them to a "physiological solution,"
>D'Argegno told the paper.
>"Then we saw these micro-organisms appear and begin
>to move," the researcher said.
-- Hi Ron & List members, It would be most interesting to know WHAT meteorite(s) produced these findings and how the researchers ruled out earth contamination as the source of the micro-organisms. If the later can be established, this is HUGE! Best wishes, Michael -- If you walk backwards, you’ll find out that you can go fowards and people won’t know if you’re coming or going. - Casey Stengel -- 1) "Hunger Site" Donates 3/4 cup of rice EACH DAY you visit & click http://www.thehungersite.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/HungerSite -- 2) "Rainforest Site" Donates 14.4sqare feet EACH DAY you visit & click http://www.therainforestsite.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/RainforestSite -- Michael Blood Meteorites for sale at: http://www.meteorite.com/Michael_Blood/catalog.htmReceived on Thu 10 May 2001 01:42:49 PM PDT