Niko McCarty is a science journalist and programmer in New York. Prior to journalism, he was a bioengineer at Imperial College London and Caltech.
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A scientist in Sydney turned the coronavirus genome into a musical masterpiece
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Computer programs can't yet create music that rivals the best musicians', but that isn't stopping some companies from trying
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