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Programming bacteria to detect cancer (and maybe treat it) | Tal Danino

04:11 | May 7th, 2015

Liver cancer is one of the most difficult cancers to detect, but synthetic biologist Tal Danino had a left-field thought: What if we could create a probiotic, edible bacteria that was "programmed" to find liver tumors? His insight exploits something ...Show More