January 20, 2011

Video Games Star Bio-Creatures

Pacman takes on a whole 'nother meaning when it involves living creatures. Scientists from Stanford University have created video games that, instead of software, are based with biological processes. Assistant Professor Ingmar Riedel-Kruse says that there are 3 types of biotic games, one with a single celled paramecium, another on a molecular level and a third involves yeast. He believes that not only is it a way to make everyone more aware of biology, but could involve those who can run experiments at the same time.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at January 20, 2011 8:56 AM
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