from the two-steps-toward-gattaca-one-step-back dept.
IvyMike writes: "EE Times has an interesting article on the development of desktop biodetectors that could quickly detect the presence of pathogens like anthrax and smallpox. It uses some pretty cool technology to identify the target pathogen's DNA. Too bad we don't have these things today."
When we write programs that "learn", it turns out we do and they don't.