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The cells in your body are like computer software: they’re “programmed” to carry out specific functions at specific times. If we can better understand this process, we could unlock the ability to reprogram cells ourselves, says computational biologist Sara-Jane Dunn. In a talk from the cutting-edge of science, she explains how her team is studying embryonic stem cells to gain a new understanding of the biological programs that power life — and develop “living software” that could transform medicine, agriculture and energy.
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Africa The One’s To Watch: We shine the spotlight on Raindolf Owusu – a bright and promising tech prospect from Ghana. He has already been dubbed the ‘Mark Zuckerburg” of Accra by Forbe Africa and he sits down to talk with us about his tech company Oasis Websoft.