Freaky Eight-Letter DNA Could Be the Stuff Aliens Are Made Of
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Freaky Eight-Letter DNA Could Be the Stuff Aliens Are Made Of

Feb 24, 2019

Conventional DNA is comprised of the familiar A, C, G, and T base pairs, but a newly created genetic system is packed with eight, thus doubling the number of letters normally found in self-replicating molecules. Intriguingly, the new system, dubbed "hachimoji," could resemble the building blocks of extraterrestrial...