Tag Archives: bacteria

Your computerized guts

Imagine if your guts contained a full working computer – made out of a fleet of bacteria. Imagine if computer could store data, act as a surveillance system to detect and monitor bowel infections at an early stage, release medications as necessary, and not require any electricity – all using bacteria that, in their wild… Read More »

Could GMOs be an effective in-vitro treatment?

This is fascinating: scientists have modified bacterial strain to be needing a synthetic amino acid for metabolism. This means that without the amino acid, the bacteria dies. Conventionally GMOs are used in agriculture – and doubtlessly there are applications, and open questions, posed by potential applications and research directions in that field. But what about… Read More »