Monday, July 9, 2007

Interesting Science post on Biofilm

This from ScienceDaily

Team Builds Viruses To Combat Harmful 'Biofilms'

Science Daily — In one of the first potential applications of synthetic biology, an emerging field that aims to design and build useful biomolecular systems, researchers from MIT and Boston University are engineering viruses to attack and destroy the surface "biofilms" that harbor harmful bacteria in the body and on industrial and medical devices.

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