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harlequin
2006-Mar-04, 03:30 AM
I don't recall seeing this come up. Evidently part of an experiment, which grew bacteria, and was on Columbia when it was destroyed was found and the experimenters are claiming that the strains were bacterial survivors:

Shuttle survivor: TxState experiment still shows signs of life (http://www.sanmarcosrecord.com/articles/2006/02/23/news/news1.txt)

I am still a bit skeptical. Not so so much that the bacteria could have survived as much as I would like to see evidence that the researchers are not seeing contamination. Unfortunately press accounts rarely include such details.