Video: World's First Computer Model of Bacterium
Stanford researchers say they have created the first complete model of an organism. The organism is Mycoplasma genitalium, a small bacterium containing 525 genes. The scientists had to use more than 900 scientific papers and 1,900 parameters to incorporate the bacterium's life cycle into the computer model. The result: a digital creature that closely matched M. genitalium's real-world behavior.
Life's Little Mysteries: Gift Edition Hardcover Book
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