A New Discovery Challenges Our Understanding of Genetics

Like viruses, our cells can convert RNA back into DNA

Simon Spichak
Jun 23 · 2 min read
Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash

uring my introductory biology courses, our exams were all multiple choice. If there’s anything I learned bubbling in scantron sheets, it’s that there is always an exception. We are constantly redefining our understanding of biology, even down to the basics.