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Submission + - Scientists create bacteria with expanded DNA code (firstpost.com)

perryizgr8 writes: Biologists have managed to create a bacteria with DNA made of the usual A-T, C-G plus an artificial third base pair, thus encoding more data in DNA.

"This shows that other solutions to storing information are possible and takes us closer to an expanded-DNA biology that will have many exciting applications — from new medicines to new kinds of nanotechnology," said Romesberg.

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Scientists create bacteria with expanded DNA code

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