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From Xbox to T-Cells: Michigan Tech Researchers Borrow Video Game Technology to Model Human Biology

September 16, 2008

Roshan D'Souza A team of researchers is harnessing the computing muscle behind the leading video games to understand the most intricate of real-life systems. Full Story

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