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Book Review: <em>Personal Trials</em>
Book Review: Personal Trials
Arthur L. Caplan | Mar 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.
TS 2015 Gift Guide
TS 2015 Gift Guide
Kerry Grens | Dec 15, 2015
Check out these life science–inspired gifts
<em>The Scientist</em>’s 2013 Gift Guide
The Scientist’s 2013 Gift Guide
Kerry Grens | Dec 20, 2013
Our present picks for the scientists in your life
Opinion: Science Counterculture
Opinion: Science Counterculture
Usha Nair | Dec 9, 2013
On taking DIYbio to the next level
Don’t Fear DIYbio
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.
DIY Self-Tracking Device
DIY Self-Tracking Device
Kerry Grens | Aug 25, 2013
A new gadget combines the dual obsessions of do-it-yourself science and self-quantification.
Inside Hacklabs
Inside Hacklabs
Megan Scudellari | Mar 6, 2013
Take a tour of some DIYbio labs across the country
Networking Medicine
Networking Medicine
Jef Akst | Mar 2, 2013
Although fully organized patient-run trials are still few and far between, patients are taking a more active role in clinical research.
DIYbio: Low Risk, High Potential
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
Regulating Amateurs
Dustin T. Holloway | Mar 1, 2013
How should the government ensure the safety and responsibility of do-it-yourself biologists?