The Mac Muscles In

Now running on UNIX, the Mac is being taken seriously by Scientists.

High-powered computers are the *tech* in biotechnology. So it’s no surprise that Cambridge-based biotech giant Genzyme Corp. uses lots of muscular workstation machines, most of them running the sophisticated Unix operating system.

But what is surprising is that some of these powerful Unix boxes bear the trademark of Apple Computer Inc. They’re Macintoshes – the same user-friendly computers that have earned Apple a loyal following among artists, publishers, and home computer users.

So, Apple’s strategy might be starting to pay off.