Cellular computation, but not the kind you think it is.


Like most people you may have arrived here thinking this was an interesting article about the use of cell phones or something like that.  But no.  It isn’t.

This is an article about the use of CELLS, like ecoli to do computation.  Cool! Check it out here, skip the equations and this is a fascinating read!

http://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/8228/50151102.pdf?sequence=1

Now this is the type of thing that you just GOT to respect.  Advanced, interesting and something that could save my life!

Here is a schematic that Andrew Phillips came up with and illustrates the way that Microsoft Biological computing is working.  Ron Weiss stuff is COOL to think about.  The stuff that Andrew Phillips team is working on is practical!

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Comments (1)

  1. Jen says:

    I wish more people would take more time to write posts like this. Although not 'interesting' to the average users, it could be down the road when it is put into real life use!

    I hope to share this with some other views. I can be reached at

    (Link removed because it was an advertisement for Cat trees.  I am a dog person. )