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Living cells turned into computers

ananyo (2519492) writes | about a year and a half ago

Biotech 2

ananyo (2519492) writes "Synthetic biologists have developed DNA modules that perform logic operations in bacteria. These ‘genetic circuits’ could, for example, be used by scientists to track key moments in a cell’s life or, in biotechnology, to turn on production of a drug at the flick of a chemical switch. The researchers have encoded 16 logic gates in modules of DNA and stored the results of logical operations. The different logic gates can be assembled into a wide variety of circuits."
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Anonymous Coward | about a year and a half ago | (#42882031)

We're synthesising biologists now?

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ananyo (2519492) | about a year and a half ago | (#42884179)


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