Can Hobbyists and Hackers Transform Biotechnology?
Link submited on April 21, 2011 17:12 by Admin Admin
Author: Amanda Gefter
Source: MIT Technology Review
Interest: Following in the footsteps of revolutionaries like Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, who built the first Apple computer in Jobs's garage, and Sergey Brin and Larry Page, who invented Google in a friend's garage, biohackers are attempting bold feats of genetic engineering, drug development, and biotech research in makeshift home laboratories.