Right now, the tinier the chip, the more expensive the equipment. Narayan said that if the DNA origami process scales to production-level, manufacturers could trade hundreds of millions of dollars in complex tools for less than a million dollars of polymers, DNA solutions, and heating implements.More info at Reuters.
"The savings across many fronts could add up significantly," he said.
IBM to use artificial DNA for next-gen processors
Posted on Tuesday, Aug 18 2009 @ 08:20 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck