nucleic acid

Ignacio Tinoco, Luminary of RNA Folding, Dies
Kerry Grens | Dec 20, 2016
The chemist shed light on ribonucleic acids’ secondary structures.
On the Origins of Life
Jef Akst | Mar 17, 2015
A new experimental system demonstrates that precursors of ribonucleotides, amino acids, and lipids may have simultaneously arisen from the same prebiotic chemistry.
Enzyme Design
Jef Akst | Dec 3, 2014
Researchers create synthetic enzymes in the lab, encoded by artificial genetic material.