Category Archives: Mathematics

Information storage on DNA

In a Nature Letter (and I’m sorry if that’s behind a paywall–I can’t tell from here), researchers at the European Bioinformatics Institute and Agilent Technologies introduced a method of encoding information onto DNA.  The concept is not terribly new, but I … Continue reading

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The Dozenal System

With yesterday being 12.12.12, I thought I would discuss a numerical base system–the dozenal (or duodecimal) system. The dozenal system is a base-12 system.  When I first heard about it, I dismissed it as just another base system for digits, … Continue reading

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