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October 15, 2013

October 15, 2013

If DNA is the blueprint of life on Earth, what originally made DNA?

Biodesign professor John Chaput has been fascinated with this question, exploring the world of exotic molecules that could function as genetic precursors to DNA.

His research team made major headlines with a designer molecule called TNA. And when the Discovery Channel came knocking on our doors to make a feature segment for their 'Through the Wormhole' series, hosted and narrated by 'the voice,' Morgan Freeman, well, we think it turned out pretty cool and wanted to share with you.