Biopunk

DIY Scientists Hack the Software of Life

by Marcus Wohlsen

Hardcover, 240 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 | purchase

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Biopunk
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DIY Scientists Hack the Software of Life
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Examines the growing community of outsider, DIY scientists working outside of the traditional environments of corporations and universities to make the tools of biotechnology broadly available, in order to fuel a new explosion of innovation in genetic modification.