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La communauté du « DIY Bio » émerge en Europe

La communauté du « DIY Bio » émerge en Europe | Science 2.0 news | Scoop.it

La 1ère rencontre « Hack Your PhD » s’est tenue samedi dernier à La Paillasse. Ce « bio-hackerspace » reste rare à l’échelle européenne… mais la donne pourrait vite changer dans la foulée de la conférence inaugurale du mouvement DIY Bio (« Do-It-Yourself Biology ») Europe qui a lieu au mois de décembre au CNAM (Paris). Pour les absents et les curieux, petit retour sur l’événement. (...) Knowtex Blog, par Anne-Laure Prunier, 28/01/2013

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See also :  Ellen Jorgensen (TEDtalks): Biohacking -- you can do it, too

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[TEDtalks] Ellen Jorgensen: Biohacking -- you can do it, too

We have personal computing, why not personal biotech? That's the question biologist Ellen Jorgensen and her colleagues asked themselves before opening Genspace, a nonprofit DIYbio lab in Brooklyn devoted to citizen science, where amateurs can go and tinker with biotechnology. Far from being a sinister Frankenstein's lab (as some imagined it), Genspace offers a long list of fun, creative and practical uses for DIYbio. - TEDtalks, January 15, 2013

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Perhaps a little bit to far with scientific arguments to make the buzz...

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