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Study conducted by the Harvard scientist reveals ability to encode data in DNA

November 29, 2012

Study conducted by the Harvard scientist reveals ability to encode data in DNA

Scientist successfully encodes his own book in DNA.

Scientists at Harvard University have sucessfully encoded a textbook into DNA as part of a study supported by the U.S. Navy.

George Church, a Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and a founding core faculty member of the Wyss Institute for Biomedical Engineering at Harvard University, and his team of scientists recently encoded the book “Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves” in DNA and then read and copied it.

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