GoFundMe campaign for iGem team

I had a newsletter from Biotech Without Borders in my mailbox today with a call to support their iGem...

Work-in-progress for RISD exhibition

Making progress on my piece for the RISD exhibition “Biodesign: From Inspiration to Integration”, coming up in August this year....

Engineers and stupid ideas

So here’s an observation I have made repeatedly and again today, which prompted me to write this post. I’ve...

BottleVoltaic

BottleVoltaic is an attempt at a kind of modular photobiochemical device using recycled materials to build an algal photo-microbial...

NATURE/POSTNATURE, 2018 Biodesign Challenge

June 21st to 23rd student exhibition of this year’s Biodesign Challenge at Parsons School of Design. Under the title...

BuyAware TEDx talk

You may remember the NGO BuyAware I introduced in an earlier post. They are a group of students who...

Biohackers are about open-access to science, not DIY pandemics

STAT article by Daniel Grushkin on biohacking This is an article written by Daniel Grushkin, CEO of Genspace, in...

MycoPrinter

On Wednesday I attended the demonstration of a first proof of concept for a mycelium 3D printer by Darya...

Botanical drawing

Taking my first baby-steps in botanical drawing at the NYBG with the lovely instructor Rose James. This first module focusses...

Bio-Integrated Design (Bio-ID) MArch // MSc

If you’re considering a Master’s Degree and you’re like me interested in design, bio, and engineering, take a look...

A small moss pot at Unterstory

The lovely people of Genspace manned a table at Understory over the weekend. At the front left you see...

Understory – this weekend

“Plant Sale, Citizen Science Fair, Workshops & Wine“ this weekend at Understory in Brooklyn. Here’s what they say about the event:...

As Scientists March, Federal Researchers Weather Trump Storm

As Scientists March, Federal Researchers Weather Trump Storm A year on, another march for science. Some thoughts on wired.com

Two “introductory” Genspace events in NYC in April

There are two free Genspace events coming up in NYC that are great for giving you an introduction to the...

Growing chlorella

Growing algae for an experiment using the Chlorella Culture Kit from Algae Research and Supply and a $10 fish tank...

The Stuff of Life

Excited about this book I have just received as a present. The Stuff of Life, a graphic guide to...

Nature Lab

Nature Lab The Nature Lab at the Rhode Island School of Design turns 80 this year. They’re celebrating the...

GROW.bio internship

GROW.bio want interns! Details are as follows: “This summer, we are looking to hire intern(s). Any skill set may...

Cyborgs: Pushing Nature’s Boundaries

Moss FM will be featured in a reader for school kids with a very cool title: Cyborgs: Pushing Nature’s Boundaries...

Grow.bio – The Shop

The Shop The Ecovative spin-off grow.bio is now taking pre-orders for their new grow-it-yourself mycelium blends. Get experimenting!