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

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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: https://www.ted.com/talks/tal_danino_we_can_use_bacteria_to_detect_cancer_and_maybe_treat_it#

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Dave Bove

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

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