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GEN News Highlights : Jul 19, 2013

WATCH: Biohacking—You Can Do It, Too

Genspace, a nonprofit DIYbio lab devoted to citizen science, offers a long list of fun, creative, and practical uses for DIYbio.

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In this video, biologist Ellen Jorgensen raises the question: If we have personal computing, why not personal biotech? Jorgensen and her colleagues opened Genspace, a nonprofit DIYbio lab in Brooklyn, NY, devoted to citizen science, where amateurs can go and tinker with biotechnology. Genspace offers a long list of fun, creative, and practical uses for DIYbio which Jorgensen discusses in this TED Talk.

To watch this video, click here.

For more information on Genspace, click here.