Contact: Deborah Williams-Hedges
California Institute of Technology
Caption: A wiring diagram specifying a system of 74 DNA molecules that constitute the largest synthetic circuit of its type ever made. The circuit computes the square root of a number up to 15 and rounds down to the nearest integer (the discrete square root of a four-bit integer).
Credit: Caltech/Lulu Qian
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