1 year ago
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Ellen Jorgensen: Biohacking -- you can do it, too | Video on TED.com
Ellen Jorgensen: Biohacking -- you can do it, too | Video on TED.com: We have personal computing, why not personal biotech? That’s the question biologist Ellen Jorgensen and her colleagues asked themselves before opening Genspace, a nonprofit DIYbio lab in Brooklyn devoted to citizen science, where amateurs can go and tinker with biotechnology. Far from being a sinister Frankenstein's lab (as some imagined it), Genspace offers a long list of fun, creative and practical uses for DIYbio.