This post is written in a font made of DNA

By Ed Yong | May 30, 2012 1:00 pm

For more about these DNA sculptures, how they work and what they might be used for, see my piece at Nature News.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: Technology

Comments (7)

  1. Matt

    This is an exceptionally nerdy thing to say, but this literally made my day. I NEED to write DNA messages in the lab at some point!

  2. next step: a pack of this DNA sans for downloading =D
    i can use the fonts to write all my stuff lol

  3. Old Geezer

    It would seem to matter whose DNA was used. For example, if it were Louis C.K.’s DNA, it would be Comic Sans, wouldn’t it? If it were from the offspring of an early Caesar and a recent newspaper magnate it could be Times New Roman. More information is needed.

  4. How can you live with yourself having posted this and not giving a link to a font pack for it.

  5. Oh if only there was a font pack. See that grid at the bottom? 2 hours of cut and paste with Photoshop later…

  6. CJSF

    This so totally should be a font! And @Old Geezer – I laughed, despite promising myself I wouldn’t!

    CJSF

  7. Leon

    I think, one can make 3D-sculptures from RNA. Its chain is more flexible.

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