Written In DNA

I mean that quite literally. Harvard nanosculptors have developed a technique to stack “bricks” of DNA (essentially small sequence blocks) into defined shapes. By altering which DNA tiles go into a mix, different complex forms can be assembled, including these letters, numbers and characters!

Check out Ed Yong’s full post written in the genotypeface, and his full piece at Nature News.

(via Not Exactly Rocket Science)

Atomic movies and DNA font, it has been a good day for creating new letters with awesome science!