DNA Survives Trip to Space | GenomeWeb

DNA appears to hardy enough to survive in space, researchers from Germany and Switzerland report in PLOS One.

The University of Zurich's Oliver Ullrich and his colleagues placed samples of a DNA plasmid carrying a fluorescent marker as well an antibiotic resistance cassette on different spots of a rocket being shot into orbit.

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