: ' scientific american'

Tannosomes: a new cell organelle is discovered

A new cell organelle is discovered! What does it do and what are the applications of this discovery? Read the full article here. Source: Scientific American Author:¬†Kathleen Raven   After untold hours in the lab experimenting [...]

Glowing Plants: Crowdsourced Genetic Engineering Project Ignites Controversy

Biohackers who promised to distribute genetically modified bioluminescent plants without regulatory testing defend their work.   In April three biohackers from a California Do-It-Yourself biology lab,¬†BioCurious, posted a Kickstarter campaign to crowdsource their plan to bioengineer [...]

DIY Biotech Labs Undergo Makeovers

Following a very public resignation at Biocurious, the largest community bio lab is struggling to pay the rent. Other labs such as BUGSS fear having to face the same problem in the near future. Dan Grushkin, [...]