Programming bacteria to detect cancer (and maybe treat it): A TED Talk



TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) talks are one of the most engrossing and entertaining ways that I find out cool and interesting information about innovation. In March of 2015, biologist Tal Danino did a brilliant and short (just over 4 minutes) talk that may become one of the coolest ways to find (and maybe treat) cancer.

Liver cancer is one of the most difficult cancers to detect, but in this talk, biologist Tal Danino talks about a probiotic, edible bacteria that can be “programmed” to find liver tumors. This talk is very much worth checking out at:


Published by

Dave Bove

Innovation Lover, Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Guitarist (poor one), Artist, Computer Geek, and Jolly (sometimes) Rancher...

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s