New 8-Letter DNA Rewrites the Genetic Code | SciShow News

Published on March 9, 2019
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Captions provided by CCTubes – Captioning the Internet! Scientists have successfully created synthetic DNA with twice as many base pairs as normal, with potential implications in medicine, data storage, and even understanding how life could evolve elsewhere in the universe.

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Images:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ADN_animation.gif
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hachimoji_DNA_base_pairs.svg

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