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Scientists Make Progress on Tiny Biocomputers

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Scientists Make Progress on Tiny Biocomputers

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Scientists Make Progress on Tiny Biocomputers

Scientists Make Progress on Tiny Biocomputers

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A team of scientists reports that they are one step closer to crafting tiny biocomputers that could tap into a cell's signals and pick up signs of trouble. They have built a device of DNA, RNA and proteins that can perform logic operations within a culture of liver cells.

Kobi Benenson, Bauer Fellow, Center for Systems Biology, Harvard University

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