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Eri Gentry’s garage biotech revolution
DIY Biotechnologists Go Looking for a Bigger Garage — The Atlantic Monthly
The Boston Globe: Accessible science
Hackers aim to make biology household practice
By Carolyn Y. Johnson, September 15, 2008
Seed Magazine: The Biohacking Hobbyist
Why does all biology happen in academic or industrial labs? Mac Cowell, cofounder of DIYbio, seeks to change that.
By Greg Boustead, December 11, 2008
Público: Biohackers: reventar y reinventar la biología desde los garajes
Vida artificial. La biología sintética puede ser la revolución tecnológica del siglo XXI
By Javier Yanes, December 18, 2008
You can also read an English translation by Google Translate.
Do It Yourself DNA
Amateurs Trying Genetic Engineering At Home
Marcus Wohlsen, December 25, 2008
The AP covered this story and it is available from many news outlets (The Huffington Post has some interesting reader comments, as does Slashdot): The International Herald Tribune, USA Today, ABC News, Forbes, Wired.com, PhysOrg.com, and more.
New Scientist: Rise of the garage genome hackers
“One amateur biologist engineered a microbe she says is capable of simple logic operations”
(focus on Kay Aull, Meredith Patterson, & Jason Bobe)
By Phil McKenna, 07 January 2009 (New Scientist 2689)