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Louis, Missouri, USA. Fuqiang Chen, Shondra M Pruett-Miller, Yuping Huang, Monika Gjoka, Trevor N Collingwood & Gregory D Davis Biotech Research and Innovation Centre and Centre for Epigenetics, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Katarzyna Duda & Morten Frodin Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA. Jack Taunton Contributions F.C., S.M.P. Competing financial interests F.C., S.M.P. Author details. Gene Discovered That Could Boost IQ by 6 Points: Image via Alex Mit We are still a long way from understanding exactly how the human body works, but each year (indeed, each day) brings us a little bit closer to unlocking the secrets of our biology.
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In normal DNA, which can be found within the genes of every organism , the twin strands of the double helix are bonded together with four bases, known as T, G, A, and C. In this new organism, the researchers added two new bases, X and Y, creating a new form of DNA that (as far as we know) has never occurred after billions of years of evolution on Earth or elsewhere in the universe. Remarkably, the semi-synthetic alien organism continued to reproduce normally, preserving the new alien DNA during reproduction. In the future, this breakthrough should allow for the creation of highly customized organisms — bacteria, animals, humans — that behave in weird and wonderful ways that mundane four-base DNA would never allow.
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