Netflix’s original retro-themed sci-fi series Stranger Things has become a full-on cultural phenomenon. The show’s child-aged characters were a popular choice of Halloween costume this year and fans have taken to the Internet with fan fiction, speculations, and meticulous citations of the show’s numerous references to 1980’s horror and sci-fi films, secret CIA experiments, and urban legends. To make the … Continue reading
via mysteriousuniverse For years, gardeners have talked to their plants. However, new research shows that plants may talk back. One just has to speak the plant’s language of electrical and chemical signals. Helene Steiner, a United Kingdom designer and researcher has devised a way to hold a two-way conversation with plants. She devised this system while working as an artist-in-residence … Continue reading
MIT Scientists Use FIRST-EVER DNA Programming Language to Make Live Circuits out of Bacteria!! Soon Available on Web!
Anne Trafton | MIT News Office March 31, 2016 A programming language for living cells New language lets researchers design novel biological circuits. MIT biological engineers have created a programming language that allows them to rapidly design complex, DNA-encoded circuits that give new functions to living cells. Using this language, anyone can write a program for the function they want, … Continue reading