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Scripps Research Institute

Biologic Computer

Caption: Scientists have developed a “biological computer” capable of deciphering images encrypted on DNA chips. As a proof of concept, the scientists encrypted the Scripps Research and Technion logos on a single DNA chip and, using software, decrypted the separate fluorescent images.

Credit: Image courtesy of the Kienan laboratory at the Scripps Research Institute.

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