• The new life form was discovered in California at Mono Lake . Mono Lake is one of the most toxic environments on Earth and contains a very high, natural concentration of arsenic.The newly discovered bacterium is able to use arsenic in place of phosphorus in its chemical building blocks.It’s not that they believe to have found an extraterrestrial life form but a newly evolved life form.Scientists say this discovery redefines life as we know it and will have profound implications for the search for life elsewhere. More HERE .