But researchers could at least explore whether TNA-based biology is feasible. “Szostak could evolve a TNA world,” says Eschenmoser.
A TNA world? Isn’t that a male fantasy?
But seriously, evolving a TNA biosphere would be historic. It would show us just how easy it is for life to spring forth from matter, adding one more notch to the belt for evolution and making extraterrestrial life that much more likely.