] Instead of waiting weeks for computers to grind out
] solutions to complex problems, scientists may someday get
] answers instantly thanks to a new type of "oracle"
] computer that will have all the answers built in, predict
] Duke University computer scientists and engineers. When a
] question is posed, the computer will provide the answer
] already paired with the question in the very structure of
] the computer's processing unit.
There are two significant ideas here. The quoted paragraph, and their approach of using DNA self-assembly to construct the computer.
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