Scientists have inserted a gif of a horse into living bacteria, did your brain just explode

 In a new study published in Nature, a group of scientists at Harvard have successfully stored a GIF— yes, like a moving meme — into live bacteria (E. coli to be specific). It’s a weird idea, but scientists have actually been using the genetic wonder tool known as CRISPR or “clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats” for data storage parlor tricks… Read More


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