DIY Scientists Take Creating Treatments, Finding Cures Into Own Hands
A group of scientists at a crowdfunded lab in Oakland have set an ambitious goal to create human insulin to help relieve the global shortage.
Oakland Hackers Try To Make Insulin And Disrupt Biotech
How many times have you had a conversation about when are “they” going to find a cure for the common cold, or make decent-tasting vegan cheese? Well, what if you had a chance to do it yourself? That’s the idea behind the trend of do-it-yourself biohacking: to get regular people involved in scientific discovery. A group of DIY scientists at a new crowdfunded lab in Oakland are doing just that. (Stelzer, 7/25)