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Encoding music into DNA Kickstarter launched

Scientist Dr Nick Goldman and performance artist Charlotte Jarvis encode an MP3 onto DNA molecules

A Kickstarter has been launched to fund the next stage of the Music Of The Spheres project. Inspired by the possibilities of new bioinformatics technology, the project – a collaboration between scientist Dr Nick Goldman and performance artist Charlotte Jarvis – has encoded an MP3 version of a new composition from the Kreutzer Quartet onto DNA molecules. These molecules have since been suspended in a soap solution that will be used to make bubbles. Already half complete, Music Of The Spheres plans to put money raised into showcasing the new work through a series of live performances and installations created by Jarvis.