Either there’s a reasonable explanation for it all or “Ata” is the greatest biological find in human history. Steven Greer’s “alien”, a 6-inch tall corpse found in the Atacama Desert of Chili a decade ago, Was revealed Monday in a documentary called Sirius that left many extraterrestrial-life enthusiasts disappointed. Spoiler ahead. The results of the DNA… Continue reading Is Greer’s Sirius alien real?
It may be too early to start firing up your DNA thumb drive, but that’s not out of the question in the near future. A British scientist has imprinted 739kb of data onto a strand of synthetic DNA that includes 154 of Shakespeare’s sonnets, a photo, a PDF of a scientific paper, and a 26-second… Continue reading Synthetic DNA used as data storage shouldn’t terrify earth’s current inhabitants yet
Who doesn’t enjoy sitting down to read a good book? However, have you ever thought about what it takes to make a good book? The length, content, and audience are all important factors when it comes to creating a bestseller. The average length of a best selling book is an average of 375 pages. Although,… Continue reading DNA of a successful book
Recently on Spectrum, Scientists from Harvard University have successfully converted a 53,000 word book into a single strand of DNA. The success of the conversion will allow data to be stored in the guise of a DNA strand; DNA can hold more information per cubic millimeter than certain flash memory technology. Scientists claim that the… Continue reading Is DNA coding your data the future of stored information?
I’ve been hearing this concept tossed around for years now, but apparently, it has now happened: Science (and may I point out that I capitalize ‘Science’ intentionally) has built robots out of DNA, and has put them to work. Nadrian Seeman, a professor at NYU and his team have developed a sort of ‘factory’ where… Continue reading Tiniest. Robots. EVER.