Spit­ting out species

Metro Canada (Ottawa) - - Front Page -

Af­ter decoding, the com­puter re­ports what liv­ing things are likely present in the goo. It’s a huge feat, since DNA over­laps in many species. Hu­man DNA and chimp is 99 per cent the same. Now, with AI and ma­chine learn­ing, com­put­ers teach them­selves what species likely ap­pear in par­tic­u­lar sam­ples.

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