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DNA computers

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It seems like something out of science fiction and indeed it is the premise of the film Jonny Mnemonic, where a vital piece of information is encoded into dear Jonny’s brain.  But can this work in reality?  Can we use genetic material to house digital information in the same way that current computers do?  Some think so:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18158131


About Mr Davis

Mr Davis is the Head of Biology at Sutton Grammar.



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