DNA computer

Making DNA Data Storage a Reality
Catherine Offord | Oct 1, 2017 | 10+ min read
A few kilograms of DNA could theoretically store all of humanity’s data, but there are practical challenges to overcome.
Researchers Hijack a Computer Using DNA Malware
Catherine Offord | Aug 11, 2017 | 2 min read
Malicious code written with nucleic acids could one day threaten sequencing facilities, the team warns.
Q&A: Encoding a Classic Film, Computer Operating System in DNA
Joshua A. Krisch | Mar 2, 2017 | 4 min read
A conversation with computer scientist Yaniv Erlich
Biological Programming
Tanya Lewis | Apr 1, 2016 | 1 min read
A new tool makes programming living cells like writing computer software.
Living Transistors
Kate Yandell | Apr 1, 2013 | 2 min read
Scientists are trying to turn cells into tiny computers.
DNA Machines Inch Forward
Sabrina Richards | Mar 5, 2013 | 5 min read
Researchers are using DNA to compute, power, and sense.
DNA Hard Drive
Megan Scudellari | May 23, 2012 | 2 min read
Researchers design the first rewritable biological data storage system.
DNA-based calculator
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 7, 2011 | 1 min read
The newest DNA computer can calculate square roots.