Tag: amino acids
DNA Storage Goes Biological
DNA is already known to be an ideal storage medium. Why not use cells to do the hard work?
Missing the Point: Codes Are Not Products of Physics (Updated)
Elaborate schemes to explain the origin of the genetic code from the laws of physics and chemistry miss the whole point about codes.
Intelligent Design Mugs? We’ve Got Them
For our biochemistry geeks, one mug contains both the periodic table of elements and a DNA-amino acids codon wheel.
Plastic-Eating Microbes — “Rapid Evolution” May Not Be Darwinian at All
Environmental scientists warn frequently that the world is drowning in plastic. Here is some unexpected good news.
Design Gets Down and Dirty — Complex Specified Information in Electric Mud
Bacteria that conduct electricity with cables may be involved in everything from cleansing the oceans and enriching the soil to guarding our own teeth.