May 5, 2004 8:34 AM Subscribe
Scientists have created a miniature medical computer out of DNA that can detect cancer genes in a test tube and respond by releasing a drug.
However, an injectable version [of the nanoscale robots] would have to work inside cells, and that accomplishment could take decades. Says Shapiro: "I'm not sure it will be within my lifetime."
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