"If a word is spelled incorrectly " a letter is wrong " spell check can find it, compare it to a database and make corrections to that precise error while leaving the rest of the word alone, he said. That's basically what we're doing here, except the word in this case are the letters that make up a strand of DNA.
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.