Denisa Kera just published an article about new bottom-up involvements using tinkering and design as models for both research and public engagement with synthetic biology and nanotechnology…
• Novel forms of public engagement in bio and nanotechnologies in the DIYbio and Hackerspaces.
• Decentralized, participatory, and design oriented practices based on open science and open access paradigms.
Our partners from BioDESIGN.CC will be hosting this session coming next June 2014:
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – deadline 14 October 2013
The Openness Paradigm: How Synergies Between Open Access, Open Data, Open Science, Open Source Hardware, Open Drug Discovery Support Development?
Session [TH2-SE02-11] in the UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development: What is Essential?
4-6 June 2014 | [...]
We have recently explored some simple DIY methods for making your own plankton nets. See more info about various methods for microbe hunting on the wiki-page “The Art of Hunting”
According to some tips from Brandon Ballangée and Brian Degger, we found some great and cheap methods. Primarily relying on different mesh in stockings/panty hoses aka [...]
Do-it-yourself microscopy has proven to be a perfect medium for dipping into a couple of key concepts, fundamental methods and relevant discourses with new media students. In my class at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar during the winter term 2012/2013 the given task was to build a cheap (affordable would be an understatement) microscope. The task also [...]
During our recent discussions we thought we have to look more deeply in to cheese making. While first experiments were already done by Sachiko during her visit to lifepatch in Yogyakarta, (see impressions on facebook here), this time we’ll try it under the minimal equipment circumstances in Hagen.
From Hackteria’s Hagen Chääsli – First tests, posted [...]
From Visit to Waag’s wetlab opening and DIYbio Europe meeting, A’dam, posted by Marc Dusseiller Dusjagr on 6/25/2013 (22 items)
The discussions at the DIYbio Europe meeting are starting… Centralization of self-o…
Checking the new open wetlab at Waag. Main initiator is Pieter Van Boheemen. Loads of…
Representing the MobileLabs Hackathonians, Biotweaker’s stickers and Bio Tehna at the…
After 2 years of discussions with various people in the field of DIYbio, hackteria and BioArt, Dominik Landwehr and Verena Kuni published a new book in their HomeMade series. This time with the title “Home Made Bio Electronic Arts” they go some steps closer to interfacing the living world with DIY tinkering and electronics, easy [...]