DIY Bio http://kalw.org en Biohacking project a glowing controversy http://kalw.org/post/biohacking-project-glowing-controversy <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When we think of garage scientists, eccentric, gray-haired Dr. Emmett Brown from Back to the Future might come to mind. But these days, garages seem a little old-fashioned -- especially when you can work in a tricked out DIY Bio Lab. DIY, or Do It Yourself, labs are for citizen scientists to collaborate. Rather than for profit, the projects are for learning -- things like building robots and printing live cells from 3-D printers. Collective membership dues make the fancy lab equipment affordable. And that’s the goal: make science more accessible, and less intimidating.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 00:22:12 +0000 Holly J. McDede 33522 at http://kalw.org Biohacking project a glowing controversy