The excellent DIYSECT web-series covers the DIY biohacking scene. Watch the first four parts online today.
1. INTRODUCTION Most articles on garage biology and do-it-yourself (DIY) biology – whether academic papers or media reports – highlight its somewhat “immaterial” cultures or ideologies. The issues usually raised include: the ways in which do-it-yourself biology potentially democratizes science...
Science and biology are slowly, but smoothly, being co-opted by a DIY approach that’s looking an awful lot like the start of the tech start-up boom.
These microphones allow recording EM fields instead of conventional sound and “delicate sounds” at the edge of human perception.
Synthetic biologists have developed DNA/molecular modules that perform genetic logic operations in living cells to track key moments in a cell’s life or change the fate of a cell. SynBioLGDB (http://bioinformatics.ac.cn/synbiolgdb/) aims to provide the synthetic biology community with a useful resource for efficient browsing and visualization of genetic logic gates.
Onyx Ashanti designs a new mask for self-o-nautics.
Ginseng is the oldest traditional longevity tonic, with a history going back 4,000 years
Polymorphic entities have the same interfaces. Typically one ends up with a family of types of objects (e.g. classes). At any given time, if you are given an object of a family, you can interface to it the same way.