Midwest Startup GenTel Harvests DNA Computing Byproducts to Develop Biochips | GenomeWeb

For the past few years, scientists have been trying to develop DNA computers, which harness the coding capabilities of DNA molecules to solve computational problems. But while it may be more than a decade before your desktop PC is replaced by a DNA processor, GenTel of Madison, Wisconsin, has found applications for a byproduct of DNA computing research: using the surface chemistries developed in this research to make “second-generation” DNA and protein biochips.

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