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DNA Publishing  
  Encode a poem or story in DNA, then multiply.  

"...Well, I'm a vanity publisher... But I publish in DNA.

"DNA publishing is your chance to expand your print run to astronomical scales. Any message you want, I'll encode it in DNA, run PCR on it, and send you a billion copies." He held up a small vial of clear liquid. 'This one's shipping today."

Technovelgy from Spiral, by Paul McEuen.
Published by The Dial Press in 2011
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