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  • n. Any of several proposed systems using DNA or proteins to perform data processing (in synthetic biology)


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  • Muthr added, Though I am a manufactured hybrid biocomputer, and contain what some may consider ‘living organs,’ I use no metabolic processes to gain energy.

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  • A glittering biocomputer smaller than your fist, studded with tiny vernier thrusters, suspended on a web of particle collectors stretching ten meters across, drifting through the void around a fading star.

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  • Using the same definition, it is Purposeful Intelligence in a box, a vast biocomputer.

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  • What if a biocomputer could be protein programmed to modify components of DNA in egg or sperm cells, so that the changes could be passed down to one's offspring?

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  • Any volunteers for the first "mind upgrade" using early prototype biocomputer enhancements?

    Posthuman Blues

  • This is a very intriguing story, although not too detailed as to precisely how the biocomputer automatas would work--makes me wonder how they might be used to repair or enhance neurons and their synaptic connections in the brain for elevated cogitation, memory, math or other skills and, penultimately, higher intelligence, if at all possible.

    Posthuman Blues

  • ~ Brain Fitness: How to Improve Your Thinking Ability -- One of the greatest resources you have is the biocomputer between your ears: your mind.

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  • It's not quite Fantastic Voyage, but researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel have demonstrated an injectable DNA-based biocomputer that can diagnose and treat certain kinds of cancer.

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  • There followed a beep that contained a compressed version of the message for Maleus 'own biocomputer.

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  • In a few clicks of his biocomputer, Switters identified him as a company spook, a shrewd, rat-eyed cowboy by the name of Seward, who was run by Mayflower Cabot Fitzgerald and who apparently possessed some interest and expertise in religious affairs, having at one point petitioned Mayflower to allow him to smack the Dalai Lama, whose inner circle Seward had managed to penetrate.

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