Lubitz is part of a team of scientists and technicians at Edmonton’s newly opened National Institute for Nanotechnology ($52 million center) that is trying modify e-coli for useful purposes. This work is actuall synthetic biology, which has been discussed quite a bit on this site. They will modify the DNA of the e-coli to reprogram them for functions such as swim toward and destroy life-endangering blood clots.c
Other projects at the center are for molecular electronics and other purposes.
Article care of nanotech-now.com
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