DNA’s Coding Power Doubled
DNA’s Coding Power Doubled
All life on Earth uses a genetic code based on four nucleotides. Now, scientists have created one with eight.
DNA’s Coding Power Doubled
DNA’s Coding Power Doubled

All life on Earth uses a genetic code based on four nucleotides. Now, scientists have created one with eight.

All life on Earth uses a genetic code based on four nucleotides. Now, scientists have created one with eight.

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Genes Explain About 11 Percent of Differences in Years of Education
Genes Explain About 11 Percent of Differences in Years of Education
Shawna Williams | Jul 24, 2018
The influence of genetic variants tops that of socioeconomic status.
Protozoans Found With No Dedicated Stop Codons
Protozoans Found With No Dedicated Stop Codons
Karen Zusi | Oct 1, 2016
Some ciliates use the same trio of nucleotides to code for an amino acid and to stop translation.
Ciliates Are Genetic-Code Deviants
Ciliates Are Genetic-Code Deviants
Karen Zusi | Sep 30, 2016
Traditional stop codons have a double meaning in the protozoans' mRNA, sometimes calling for an amino acid during translation.