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The Hunt for Extraterrestrial Life Now Includes Purple Bacteria

If we discover alien life, what will it look like? We have no way of knowing, but the hunt for extraterrestrial life can now include purple bacteria, according to a group of astronomers who are recording the chemical makeup unique to the lavender-hued organisms.

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The Hunt for Extraterrestrial Life Now Includes Purple Bacteria

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    Sorry, little green men: Alien life might actually be purple

    Sorry, little green men: Alien life might actually be purple

    "We are just opening our eyes to these fascinating worlds around us." If we discover alien life, what will it look like? We have no way of knowing, but …

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