DNA computing

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DNA computing

n.
Molecular computing using DNA molecules.
The manipulation of data represented by strings of DNA base pairs instead of binary digits, with calculations carried out by common manipulations—e.g., combining, copying, and extracting strands
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When asked what a biological computer looks like, Keinan laughs.
Although they have spent the past 20 years developing individual components and prototypes of biological computers, bio-computers today still differ significantly from their counterparts made of silicon, and bio-engineers still face several major obstacles.
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