September 2013: 1

Analog circuits boost power in living computers
“New cell-based computers do division and logarithms the old-fashioned way”
Meghan Rosen, — May 17, 2013

An easier way to control genes
“New method for turning genes on and off could enable more complex synthetic biology circuits”
Anne Trafton, MIT News Office — September 3, 2013

How quickly can a bacterium grow?
“Physicist finds that E. coli replicate close to thermodynamic limits of efficiency”
Anne Trafton, MIT News Office — August 27, 2013

LITE illuminates new way to study the brain
Using light to speed up epigenetic analysis
Haley Bridger, Broad Communications — July 23rd, 2013

Programmable glue made of DNA directs tiny gel bricks to self-assemble
“New method could help to reconnect injured organs or build functional human tissues from the ground up”
Wyss Institute¬†for Biologically Inspired Engineering — September 9, 2013

Transparent artificial muscle plays music
“Gel-based audio speaker demonstrates capabilities of ionic conductors, long thought limited in application”
Caroline Perry, SEAS Communications/Harvard Science News — August 29, 2013

Years or decades later, flu exposure still prompts immunity
“New forms of influenza viruses can spur production of antibodies to past pandemics in people who lived through them”
Tina Hesman-Saey, — August 16, 2013


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