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Magnetic Bacteria May Be Building Future Bio-Computers


Science & Tech  (tags: Magnetic, science, technology, bio-computers )

Rozenn
- 900 days ago - bbc.com
Magnet-making bacteria may be building biological computers of the future, researchers have said.A team from the UK's University of Leeds and Japan's Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology have used microbes that eat iron.



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Bob P. (427)
Monday May 7, 2012, 10:09 am
interesting
 

Roger Garin-michaud (68)
Monday May 7, 2012, 12:50 pm
noted thanks !
 

Freya H. (304)
Monday May 7, 2012, 3:43 pm
I heard that some researchers tried to build "biochips" years ago, but apparently their research didn't pan out.

Biological computers have a lot more potential than any one mind could conceive, even an intelligent and in-the-know mind! Possible applications that this widdle brain of mine can scare up include artificial limbs, treatments for certain neurological disorders - I'd better stop or I'll go on all evening, and Grandma is getting hungry.
 
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