That spells DNA – now with more letters!

From the “truth is stranger than fiction” department: According to this article from the science journal “Nature” scientists have created a semi-synthetic living organism with DNA containing six base pair nucleotides rather than the (until now) universal four.
The implications are beyond my ability to imagine, but should have far-reaching implications.

2 replies on “That spells DNA – now with more letters!”

  1. JD DeLuzio says:

    Supersize my DNA!

  2. Now we have to decide what letters to use for the new nucleotides, and that could be the hardest decision of all…

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