DNA Makes Sweet Music!
Imagine the human genome as music. Unravel DNA’s double helix, picture its components lined up like piano keys and assign a note to each. Run your finger along the keys.
Spanish scientists did that just for fun and recorded what they call an audio version of the blueprint for life.
The team at Madrid’s Ramon y Cajal Hospital was intrigued by music’s lure – how it can make toddlers dance and adults cry – and looked for hints in the genetic material that makes us what we are. They also had some microbial genes wax melodic.
To hear the music> go here.