MIT engineers design ‘living materials’

Hybrid materials combine bacterial cells with nonliving elements that can conduct electricity or emit light

Inspired by natural materials such as bone — a matrix of minerals and other substances, including living cells — MIT…

Full text: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2014/engineers-design-living-materials.html

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Anne Trafton

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MIT News, 2014-03-23.

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Army Research Office
Duke University
Hertz Foundation
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Science Foundation (USA)
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
US Department of Defense (DoD)

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