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Computer Music / Genetics #318023

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 13, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: David Browning) Human, fish and rabbit genes reported harboring musical sounds. [Geneticist Dr. Sasumo ONO - comments on DNA music.] Computer illustration shown. Pianist Marty Jibarra shown playing mouse enzyme music. Violinist Molly Green shown playing human insulin music. [GREEN - says maybe great composers felt music in genes.] Ono mentioned translating Frederic Chopin's "Funeral March" into chemical symbols for cancer. Skeptics quoted. [Molecular biologist Richard DICKERSON - criticizes Ono's claims.] [ONO - says DNA and music provide cosmic thread to life.] Music played.

Reporter(s):
Browning, David;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:40

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