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Naming all life on earth by hash function of their genome sequence.

ssasa (247050) writes | about 7 months ago

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ssasa (247050) writes "A Virginia Tech researcher is proposing new naming system for all life on earth by its genetic fingerprint. Basically something like a hash function of an organism. Hash functions are in common use in software development. Hopefully it will pass some time before we see a hash collision between a cat and some dinosaur."
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