[hackerspaces] DNA Spray in Amsterdam?

Russ Garrett russ at garrett.co.uk
Mon Feb 14 14:20:57 CET 2011

On 14 February 2011 13:05, B F <bakmthiscl at gmail.com> wrote:
> The  idea of using synthetic DNA is that individual labels can be
> created for each site and can be used in tiny amounts.

I don't believe this is actually DNA - it's simply a synthetic
solution which they manage to imprint some ID on. DNA is still quite
expensive to both generate and sequence, plus you have the obvious
problem of contaminating the synthetic DNA with natural DNA.

Russ Garrett
russ at garrett.co.uk

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