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Book Review: Personal Trials

By | March 22, 2016

At first blush, do-it-yourself clinical trials seem pointless and reckless. But a deeper truth pervades the research and the patients who drive it forward.

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TS 2015 Gift Guide

By | December 15, 2015

Check out these life science–inspired gifts

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The Scientist’s 2013 Gift Guide

By | December 20, 2013

Our present picks for the scientists in your life

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Opinion: Science Counterculture

By | December 9, 2013

On taking DIYbio to the next level

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Don’t Fear DIYbio

By | November 19, 2013

Biological tinkerers are not the risk that some have made them out to be, according to a new report.

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DIY Self-Tracking Device

By | August 25, 2013

A new gadget combines the dual obsessions of do-it-yourself science and self-quantification.

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Inside Hacklabs

By | March 6, 2013

Take a tour of some DIYbio labs across the country

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Networking Medicine

By | March 2, 2013

Although fully organized patient-run trials are still few and far between, patients are taking a more active role in clinical research.

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A Sea Dragon Revealed, 1823

By | March 1, 2013

A sharp-eyed fossil prospector and self-taught paleontologist, Mary Anning discovered several extraordinary Mesozoic marine reptiles.

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Biology Hacklabs

By | March 1, 2013

Fueled by donations, sweat, and occasional dumpster diving, community laboratories for DIY biologists are cropping up around the country.

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