community labs
Opinion: Science Counterculture
Usha Nair | Dec 9, 2013
On taking DIYbio to the next level
Don’t Fear DIYbio
Jef Akst | Nov 19, 2013
Biological tinkerers are not the risk that some have made them out to be, according to a new report.
DIYbio: Low Risk, High Potential
Todd Kuiken | Mar 1, 2013
Citizen scientists can inspire innovation and advance science education—and they are proving adept at self-policing.
Regulating Amateurs
Dustin T. Holloway | Mar 1, 2013
How should the government ensure the safety and responsibility of do-it-yourself biologists?
The Rebirth of DIYbio
Jef Akst | Mar 1, 2013
Do-it-yourself science is likely as old as science itself, driven by an inherent curiosity about the world around us.
Biology Hacklabs
Megan Scudellari | Mar 1, 2013
Fueled by donations, sweat, and occasional dumpster diving, community laboratories for DIY biologists are cropping up around the country.