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Feature | 8 min READ
Biohacking and the MinION: revolutionising how we sequence whole genomes, open source science and increase public engagement in biology.
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Software development is time consuming, but it’s vital to use proper documentation. Some tips on how to make life easier for those using your program.
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Elephants once roamed the earth, and genomics research has now revealed the fascinating evolutionary story of elephants both living and long extinct.
Synthetic biology is set to revolutionise science. From terraforming Mars to self-cleaning teeth, we cover it all with CEO of SynBioBeta John Cumbers.
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Belching is becoming an ever-increasing problem for the planet, not out of bashfulness, but out of cows.
Algae make two thirds of our oxygen, and this biohacker is going to make them a nutritious part of our diet - from outer space to the kitchen table.
Synthetic biology has the power to revolutionise science. How is EI’s DNA Foundry going to help build life from its basic building blocks?
Biology is no longer restricted to the academic lab. Along comes biohacking: a grassroots movement promoting open science & open minds.