Bacterial computers can crack mathematical problems

Biologists have created a living computer from E. coli bacteria that can solve complex mathematical problems. Computers are evolving – literally. While the tech world argues netbooks vs notebooks, synthetic biologists are leaving traditional computers behind altogether. A team of US scientists have engineered bacteria that could solve complex mathematical problems faster than anything made from silicon.

2009-07-24

 biology DNA bacteria computer programming genetics

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