How can the computer chip predict the future of gene synthesis?

Originally published at: How can the computer chip predict the future of gene synthesis?

Based on the advancement of computer processors, creating synthetic life could soon be within our grasp. Gene synthesis and computer programming appear to have little in common. Andrew Steckl, an Ohio Eminent Scholar at the University of Cincinnati and a member of the National Academy of Sciences, is optimistic that large-scale gene manufacturing is possible.…