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TED Talks: Season 2013

2013x10 Ellen Jorgensen: Biohacking -- you can do it, too
TV-PG

  • 2013-01-16T00:00:00-05:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

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.

Ellen Jorgensen is at the leading edge of the do-it-yourself biotechnology movement, which brings scientific exploration and understanding to the masses.

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