Science Team Make Gut Bacteria Do Math: Living Computers On Way?

It may not be quite as sophisticated or cerebral as Starfleet's bio-neural computing gel packs, but scientists have made a start towards this sort of tech by making bacteria solve a math problem. The team from Davidson College and Missouri Western State University added genes to the harmless Escherichia coli, normally… » 5/21/08 6:30am 5/21/08 6:30am