Tag Archives: Chromochord

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Sensum Mu_ Helps Create Your Own “Biosong”

Everyone can now create their own masterpiece, using their body a personal orchestra. Sensum, a Belfast, UK based startup makes it possible with its new Sensum Mu_ which monitors body’s vital stats using sensors and converting them into music. Sensum Mu_’s sensors include a heart rate monitor which goes around the waist and a moisture […]

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Chromochord Uses Proteins to Play Tunes

A biophysicist from the University of Chicago, Josiah Zayner has become the creator of the first musical instrument that uses proteins to produce music. The new instrument, named Chromochord uses plant proteins known as LOV proteins (Light, Oxygen and Voltage sensing proteins) that respond to sunlight. When these proteins are exposed to sunlight, they expand […]