Silicon-Based Life: Could Living Rocks Exist?

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It's possible life could form based on elements other than carbon, but they would look much different than the life we are used to.

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Sources:
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/03/researchers-take-small-step-toward-silicon-based-life
http://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/is-silicon-based-life-possible-5120513/
https://www.cfa.harvard.edu/~ejchaisson/cosmic_evolution/docs/fr_1/fr_1_future5.html
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/07/120709-arsenic-space-nasa-science-felisa-wolfe-simon/
http://www.startrek.com/database_article/devil-in-the-dark-the
https://www.sfu.ca/colloquium/PDC_Top/OoL/whatislife.html
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2015/02/shadow-biosphere-might-be-hiding-strange-life-right-under-our-noses
http://jwst.nasa.gov/index.html
https://bigpictureeducation.com/possibility-silicon-based-life

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Deoxycholic_acid_3D_ball.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Melatonin_molecule_ball.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ascorbic-acid-from-xtal-1997-3D-balls.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Silicate-double-chain-3D-balls.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Quartz_2(USA).jpg

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