Extra DNA acts as a ‘spare tire’ for our genomes

Carrying around a spare tire is a good thing — you never know when you’ll get a flat. Turns out we’re all carrying around ‘spare tires’ in our genomes, too. Today researchers report that an extra set of guanines (or ‘G’s) in our DNA may function just like a ‘spare’ to help prevent many cancers from developing. —> Read More