DIYBio UK Summit

This weekend sees the UK's first DIYbio summit take place at Manchester's Madlab, founded my good friends – Hwa Young and Asa Calow. The DIYbio movement intends to democratise biology and enable "citizen scientists, amateur biologists and biological engineers who value openness and safety" and the summit is part of Manchester's Science festival and includes […]

MIND08 Drew Endy: Synthetic Biology

What does turning bacteria into banana milkshakes have to do with the promise of designing life? The bioengineer explains how synthetic biology's impact on future technologies could rival the transformative effects of the computer age, and why you might be involved. More at