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Posted By BioSocrates on synthetic biology - Nature.comSynthetic biology: Phagocytic protocellsNature.comA synthetic colloidal system has been developed that mimics the biological process of phagocytosis — the ingestion of foreign material by certain cell types. As Stephen Mann and colleagues report in Nature Materials, synthetic 'ecosystems' such as ...and more »