Duax Shows Genetic Code is More Diverse Than Previously Thought

Updated October 5, 2016 This content is archived.

Research by William L. Duax, PhD, of the Department of Structural Biology, is casting doubt on a commonly held belief about how cells use DNA to make proteins. “There are significant errors in text books. The universal code is not universal and all species now on earth do not use a code ‘frozen in time’ as claimed by Watson and Crick,” says Duax. “Some basic assumptions about evolution are incorrect.”