Citations to “dark taxa” blog postAn update on DNA barcoding: low species coverage and numerousunidentified sequenceshttp://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-0031.2012.00408.xNo name, no gamehttp://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2012.10Ramping up biodiversity discovery via online quantum contributionshttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2011.10.010Applications of Natural Language Processing in Biodiversity Sciencehttp://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/391574
Peer-review doesn’t guarantee science is correct
NASA will hold a news conference at 2 p.m.EST on Thursday, Dec. 2 , to discuss an astrobiology finding that will impact the search for evidence of extraterrestrial life.
A Bacterium That CanGrow by UsingArsenic Instead ofPhosphorusWolfe-Simon et al. 2010Sciencedoi:10.1126/science.1197258
@RosieRedfield (University of British Columbia) Lots of flim-flam, but very little reliable information … If this data was presented by a PhD student at their committee meeting, Id send them back to the bench to do more cleanup and controls.http://rrresearch.fieldofscience.com/2010/12/arsenic-associated-bacteria-nasas.html
NASA DID NOT HYPE anything – othersdid. Credible media organizations havenot questioned NASA about any text.Bloggers and social media have.NASA will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. EST onThursday, Dec. 2, to discuss an astrobiology findingthat will impact the search for evidence ofextraterrestrial life.
Absence ofDetectable Arsenatein DNA fromArsenate-GrownGFAJ-1 CellsReaves et al. July 2012Sciencedoi:10.1126/science.1219861