Science and Technology : Synthetic DNA Created ... XNA ... Evolves on Its Own

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  1. Destee

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    Synthetic DNA Created, Evolves on Its Own

    "XNA" may help answer basic questions of biology, study says

    Christine Dell'Amore
    Published April 19, 2012

    Step aside, DNA—new synthetic compounds called XNAs can also store and copy genetic information, a new study says.

    And, in a "big advancement," these artificial compounds can also be made to evolve in the lab.

    This copying and translating ability allowed for genetic sequences to be copied and passed down again and again—artificial heredity.

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    Someone is going to mess around and create the origins of Skynet :).
     
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    create the origins of Skynet ... ??? ... :look:

    what's Skynet ... ?? ... create the origins of ... ??

    i need another clue please ... :)

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    http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Skynet

    (Sorry Sis, it's what should be done. :)
     
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    Interestingly enough, that is what we would call the cable trays above the servers ... LOL.
     
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