Monthly Archives: October 2014

A plant virus that changes the way you think?

Seems a plant virus found in lakes can easily plug into your DNA and change the way you think. Works really well in mice, causing thousands of changes. In order to do this, don’t they need some kind of “plug-in” site? … Continue reading

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4-D printing: The beginning of artificial life?

Artificial structures that are self-folding? Sounds like proteins to me!  Self-replicating structures? Tubes that can change shape and undergo peristalsis?  Unbelievable! http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130709-buildings-that-can-make-themselve

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