UNIVERSITY OF UTAH HEALTH SCIENCES releases this: Defying textbook science, study finds new role for proteins

The short version is that evidence is accumulating that organic molecules, especially amino acids, just form intricately by nature. The information in DNA may not really be that remarkable after all.

Read here: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/uouh-dts122914.php

“This surprising discovery reflects how incomplete our understanding of biology is,” says first author Peter Shen, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in biochemistry at the University of Utah. “Nature is capable of more than we realize.”

The article is interesting and a bit humorous. I encourage you to read it.

It notes that we have a lot more to learn. Some of what we learn may lead to cures for things such as Alzheimer’s and ALS.

It is another bit of evidence that shows us that nature is quite capable of increasing its own complexity. Sure, ultimately it is running down, but it is building up in many ways in many places. It seems quite natural when you think of it.

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