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microorganisms

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'Biotic' video games: Play with microorganisms

Stanford develops Biotic Pinball, POND PONG, and a soccer game called Ciliaball, in which a player's actions influence the behavior of living microorganisms in real time.

By January 14, 2011

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Will Cameron's deep-sea voyage yield breakthrough drugs?

Moviemaker's expedition to the Mariana Trench could usher in a new type of undersea lab that can extract chemical compounds from microorganisms living in the deepest parts of the ocean.

By April 12, 2012

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Joule adds CO2 to sunlight to make fuel

Two-year-old Joule Biotechnologies introduces its synthetic biology technology that uses engineered microorganisms to make ethanol from sunlight and carbon dioxide.

By July 26, 2009

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Inside Mascoma's ethanol-making bug lab

With backing from GM, ethanol start-up hosts a tour of its biotech lab, where scientists are genetically engineering microorganisms that they hope will bring a breakthrough in ethanol production.

By September 22, 2008

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A look at good vs. destructive bacteria

CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos explores a rapidly expanding sector in the world of green tech. It's biopesticides, which refers to the use of helpful microorganisms to fight those that damage farm or garden products. Kanellos spoke with the president of AgraQuest, one of a rising number of companies promoting biopesticides.

November 1, 2007