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Scientists Modify Biology with Technology

Scientists Modify Biology with Technology
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Imagine storing digital data in DNA, wearing a device that makes you smarter, or creating new materials by manipulating the genes of microbes. They may sound like science fiction, but scientists are working on these technologies that combine what they know about biology and altering it with the help of artificial intelligence. Their work was presented at the Milken Institute Global Conference at a panel called “Things That Will Blow Your Mind.” VOA’s Elizabeth Lee reports from Los Angeles.