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December 15, 2010 /  Nivea

Biological computers

Genetically modified cells can be made to communicate with each other as if they were electronic circuits. Using yeast cells, a group of researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has taken a groundbreaking step towards being able to build complex systems in the future where the body’s own cells help to keep us healthy.

via Biological Computers: Genetically Modified Cells Communicate Like Electronic Circuits

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