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EXPANDING DNA’S ALPHABET LETS CELLS PRODUCE NOVEL PROTEINS

Scientists are expanding the genetic code of life, using man-made DNA to create a semi-synthetic strain of bacteria — and new research shows those altered microbes actually worked to produce proteins unlike those found in nature.

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