Not sure how much press this will receive but this is an incredible discovery. No, it's not life on another planet, but it's pretty "alien" in terms of what we consider normal biology for an organisims on Earth.
"Hours before their special news conference today, the cat is out of the bag: NASA has discovered a completely new life form that doesn’t share the biological building blocks of anything currently living in planet Earth. This changes everything...
By Jesus Diaz, Gizmodo