Friday, November 14, 2014

Bacteria become 'genomic tape recorders', recording chemical exposures in their DNA

Engineers have transformed the genome of the bacterium E. coli into a long-term storage device for memory. They envision that this stable, erasable, and easy-to-retrieve memory will be well suited for applications such as sensors for environmental and medical monitoring.



from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1wz68wm

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