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DNA computing

n.
Molecular computing using DNA molecules.
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Wei, Sticker DNA computer model--Part II: Application.
To the naked eye, the DNA computer looks like clear water solution in a test tube.
Similarly, a DNA computer operates in a biochemical environment, executes real biochemical events, and uses real (usually synthetically modified) DNA.
An American DNA computer learned to play tictac-toe.
He concludes with well-grounded speculation about such advances as the DNA computer, nano-machines, models and applications of emotion, robot consciousness, and the development of robot rights and ethics.
That's why the Israeli team of computer scientists and biochemists pursued a different application: a DNA computer that could by itself diagnose and treat disease.
The latest advance to send the futurists running to their thesauruses is the so-called DNA computer.
Potentially a DNA computer could be far smaller and more powerful than its silicon microchip counterpart.
Adleman used his DNA computer to solve the Hamiltonian Path problem that most of us likely encountered in junior high or high school math class.
Jon Smith, techno genius Marry Zellerbach (who has Asperger's Syndrome), beautiful CIA agent Randi Russell, and mature British MI 6 spy Peter Howell join together to save a molecular or DNA computer that can break any code, any encryption in seconds--a disaster for any security system--from falling into the wrong hands.
Adleman used his DNA computer to solve the classic Traveling Salesman Problem (the computer has to find the most efficient routes for the traveler to take in visiting seven cities).
These chemical groups may be those used for the DNA computer construction, which form the fourlettes alphabet , where A, G, C, T are adenine, guanine, cytosine, and thymine, correspondingly (see, for example, (1,7)).