: ' democratization'

Joel Cherry Answers the Biggest Questions in Synthetic Biology

Synthetic biology is still in its infancy and there are still a lot of questions to be worked out. Recent headlines have included the patenting of genes and the announcement by Kickstarter to ban modified organisms [...]

Josh Perfetto: OpenPCR is Easy & Affordable for Everyone

How do you really know what’s in your food? The recent horse meat scandal has shown us that we don’t. What if there was a simple kitchen appliance for checking for a certain strand of DNA [...]

Get Out of the Lab and Start Using your Brain!

Why spend time working out what primers to order when you can simply highlight a segment of DNA and click "auto primer design"? Why worry about counting codons when you can use an automatic back translation [...]