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GIF Encoded into Bacterial Genome Scientists at Harvard Medical School have used the CRISPR/Cas system to encode an animated GIF into the DNA of living E. coli bacteria. They used Eadweard Muybridge's famous 1872 footage of a galloping horse as the source material. In order to prepare the short film for genome insertion, each digital frame was encoded into a nucleic acid sequence. Because DNA has four nucleotides, the digital data was converted from binary (base-2) into quaternary (base-4...
Jul 16 2017 03:54 AM
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    securitybreach
    Nice but BTW the status only shows so much of the text so you may want to make it smaller so people can read it. This only shows 2.5 sentences and unless you click on it, you only see part of the first sentence.
    Jul 16 2017 09:28 AM
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    wgparch
    Sorry about that maybe these links will be better http://gizmodo.com/scientists-code-an-animated-gif-into-dna-1796848053 http://mashable.com/2017/07/14/scientists-store-play-gifs-on-dna/
    Jul 21 2017 08:08 AM
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    securitybreach
    Awesome, thanks. :)
    Jul 21 2017 08:56 AM