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March 22, 2011

Synthetic Biology Project Director discusses DIYBio on Kojo Nnamdi Show

Far from multimillion dollar labs at universities, an enthusiastic movement of amateur scientists is changing the field of biology. These do-it-yourself explorers are taking experiments from the lab table to their living room tables using only rudimentary equipment and innate curiosity. We look at what's happening in this nascent branch of science, and explore concerns over "biohacking."

Click here to listen to Synthetic Biology Project Director David Rejeski discuss DIYbio with Jason Bobe, co-founder of, and Daniel Grushkin, Vice president and founder of Genspace.