DNA Power Computing? Could Be

August 18, 2003 | Source: Wired News

A growing amount of research supports the idea that DNA, the basic building block of life, could also be the basis of a staggeringly powerful new generation of computers.

Columbia University researcher Milan Strojanovic and a colleague published a paper in the current issue of the journal Nature Biotechnology describing how they built a biological-based computer that can’t lose a game of tic-tac-toe to man and doesn’t need any prompting from outside sources to compete.