Poet Plans To Inscribe His Works Onto the DNA of a Bacterium

Deinococcus radiodurans

Are You Ready For DNA Poetry

Poet Christian Bök plans to alter the DNA of a particular species of bacteria so that it reflects an encoded version of his poetry:

Canadian poet Christian Bök wants his work to live on after he’s gone. Like, billions of years after. He’s going to encode it directly into the DNA of the hardy bacteria Deinococcus radiodurans. If it works, his poem could outlast the human race…

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