Tag: "programmable" at biology news
Computing device to serve as basis for biological computer
...is computer may serve as a model in constructing a programmable
computer of subcellular size,that may be able to ...l Turing machine, and as such is a general-purpose programmable
computer. The device employs a chain of three-dimensional building blocks to representthe Turing m...
A picture and 2,000 words in Science magazine: two Kansas scientists work at forefront of emerging technology
...umentmakers, who responded with modifications like programmable
mapping capabilityand custom data treatment software, now standard on today's instruments. The Kansas researchers were the first to use the molecular microspectrometer forbrain tissue research, successfully mapping the chemical boundaries between gra...
First genetic toggle switch engineered at Boston University
...to a 'Genetic Applet' - a self-contained and fully programmable
genetic network for the control of cell function."...
Voyage of the space veggies
...enda: how to take living plants and turn them into programmable
life-support machines for space. Bionic plants, if you will. Their vision is a complete re-engineering of plants-from the ground up, so to speak. And from the ground down, for that matter, since root systems are just as important. When they're done,...
A trillion computers in a drop of water: Scientists build a nanoscale computing machine using biological molecules
... biological molecules to create a tiny computer a programmable
two-state, two-symbol finite automaton in a test tube. Reported today in Nature, this biological nanocomputer is so small that a trillion (1,000,000,000,000) such computers co-exist and compute in parallel, in a drop the size of 1/10 of a millilit...
UB scientists report fast, simple method of generating 'designer' RNA catalysts for proteomics
...acids that do not occur in nature by using unique, programmable
ribozymes (enzymes made of RNA, or ribonucleic aci...aki Suga, UB assistant professor of chemistry, the programmable
"Sugazyme" provides an efficient and economic shortcut to attachment of tRNA to unnatural amino acid...
Sandia pursues biotechnology as new technology focus area
...device architectures to demonstrate the first-ever programmable
microsystem devices for protein and peptide analysis. The second is the Bio-MicroFuel Cell Grand Challenge that will develop new compact power sources that can operate using fuels from biological sources. Even with the new emphasis on biotech at Sand...
Over land, sea and air, users give MERIS high marks
...lecting from our planet across a range of up to 15 programmable
wavebands, to a resolution of either 1200 or 300 metres. This flexibility and the excellent radiometric and spectral performance designed into the instrument means that scientists can make use of MERIS data across many different fields, variously ob...