Its story began a couple of years ago, when scientists fished a strange slime off a probe used to examine decades-old, high-level nuclear waste inside tanks stored at Savannah River Site.
"At first, nobody was sure what it was," said Christopher "Kitt" Bagwell, a senior scientist at the top-secret Savannah River National Laboratory.
Turns out, the greenish-orange slime was alive.
Can we say, Military Applications? Super soldiers? Super crops?
That is, if they figure out how this thing does what it does.