Monday, February 18, 2008

Chip makers gives viruses taste for bacteria - SendMeRSS

Nick Booth the Inquirer, Friday 15 February 2008. 15:41:00

They're such fussy eaters otherwise

BACTERIOPHAGES are a type of virus that likes eating bacteria. They could protect us from all kinds of deadly diseases, but there's one problem. They're choosy little varmits, these phages. Now some brilliant Canadian scientists have adapted chip manufacturing techniques and used them to make the 'phages less fussy eaters....



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