Folks, I just picked this up off cnn.com. Apparently a stratospheric
research balloon has recovered bacteria from high altitudes which shows
signs of being unlike bacteria originating on earth, allegedly a 'novel'
variant of the common bacteria genus. The researchers began this
research when they noticed that some leonid meteors burning up in the
atmosphere were giving off spectral data indicating that bacteria were
burning up. Perhaps finally some proof confirming the Panspermia
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