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Synthetic doubling of life’s DNA alphabet suggests there’s nothing ‘magical’ about life on Earth

Nature | 
The DNA of life on Earth naturally stores its information in just four key chemicals — guanine, cytosine, adenine and ...

Challenging our understanding of the genetics behind the evolution of human language

Nature | 
The evolution of human language was once thought to have hinged on changes to a single gene that were so ...
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