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SciWorks Radio, a joint creation of 88.5 WFDD and SciWorks, is a fun and informative look at the role science plays in our lives. In this weekly module, we'll explore everything from regional geology to regenerative medicine, and more. To learn more about SciWorks, the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County, Inc., visit their website.

  • GMO bacteria "swarmbots" are strictly constrained to their holding cell.
    Duke Engineering
    3:00pm Apr 29, 2016
    Science Science

    Tales Of The Genetically Altered, Superhero Bacteria Swarmbot

    What is keeping a genetically altered super-villain bug from escaping Duke University’s synthetic biology labs, and destroying humanity Holloywood-style? 

    A Duke University scientist has engineered genetically altered “swarmbots” that can only survive in a swarm of their own kind. And that's just the start of it all.