Organic Computing

Organic Computing

Organic computers are based on living, biological “wetware”. This video reports on organic computing analysis in regions including DNA storage and massively parallel DNA processing, as properly as the potential development of biochips and entire biocomputers.

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Hyperlinks to particular investigation cited in the video are as follows:

Professor William Ditto’s “Leech-ulator”:
http://www.zdnet.com/report/us-scientists-create-brainy-leech-personal computer/

Development of transcriptor at Stanford:
https://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2013/03/biological-transistor-enables-computing-inside-living-cells-study-says.html

Harvard Medical College DNA storage:
https://hms.harvard.edu/news/writing-book-dna-8-16-12

Yaniv Erlich and Dina Zielinski DNA storage:
http://pages.jh.edu/pfleming/bioinform/files/erlich_science_2017.pdf

Manchester University DNA parallel processing:
http://rsif.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/14/128/20160990

All biocomputer and other CG animations integrated in this video have been created by and are copyright © Christopher Barnatt 2017.

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