February 21, 2013
Biological Clocks: Don't Mess with Codon Bias
Akshat Rathi, SciLogs
Evolution is a powerful force that optimises organisms to fit in their environment. But, in our attempts to understand life, biologists often stumble upon natural phenomena that leave them puzzled. According to a new study, solving one such puzzle has helped scientists understand why nature prefers to do things differently than humans would predict.
TAGGED: codon bias, codons, circadian rhythm, biological clock