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No. 809: Latest additions to the alphabet of life

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Latest additions to the alphabet of life

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Strip by: David Morgan-Mar

T-Rex: Scientists have created 4 new DNA bases! They call it...
T-Rex: HACHIMOJI DNA.
T-Rex: As well as A, C, G, T, we can also now use B, P, S, Z also! The alphabet of life has doubled!
Utahraptor: That's amazing and awesome!
Utahraptor: If they add more bases we can start to use emoji to represent the bases!
T-Rex: Hatch-emoji DNA!
T-Rex: 😀
T-Rex: You heard it here first. Where's my Nobel Prize?

The author writes:

We're not even kidding for most of this!