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Maybe Life Doesn’t Need Water, After All

Scientists have been searching for alien life by honing in on the existence of liquid water, but we might be overlooking some types of life out there that doesn’t need water at all.

Hosted by: Reid Reimers

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https://www.videoblocks.com/video/slow-motion-splashing-water-qsyvdm-
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