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Researchers aim to engineer cells that they can control

Boston University professor James Collins James Collins, a Boston University professor of biomedical engineering, is an author of a report on programming bacteria and genes so that they will be more useful in things like environmental and medical applications. (Jodi Hilton for the Boston Globe)
By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / June 1, 2009

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Using bacteria and genes, Boston-area researchers have built living versions of a basic component of digital circuits - in essence, cells that can count. (Full article: 662 words)

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