DNA is the code your body uses to do...pretty much everything. It's actually not completely unlike computer code, which is how molecular biologists have been able to encode digital data right onto DNA strands. But as our ability to alter DNA grows, so does our ability to use it for nefarious purposes. Now, researchers have found a way to use DNA to turn gene-sequencing supercomputers into multimillion-dollar paperweights.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas September 7, 2017
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