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A viral hit? The sequence of coronavirus makes surprisingly lovely music

sequence of coronavirus makes beautiful music

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All my life I’ve been involved in music and molecular biology. At the crossroads between science and art, I see great scope for insight.

My latest research, published in the journal BMC Bioinformatics, reveals how music can be used to reveal functional properties of the coronavirus genome.

This project followed earlier work I had done generating audio from human DNA sequences; this time, I wanted to apply those techniques to the virus sweeping the world to see what might be revealed. In other words, this was the difficult second album! Full story.

Mark Temple (The Conversation) / October 15, 2020

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