When the sun dips below the Pacific ocean, the white domes of Mount Wilson Observatory can still be seen to the east. Perched on the San Gabriel crest, the Observatory receives the final kisses of sunlight at the end of every day.
“Ido my experiments from home, actually,” said Dr. Harrison Steel, the creator of a new device called Chi.Bio, through my computer screen.
eVOLVER system, published a couple of years ago in Nature Biotechnology, but there are also “biohackers” that build DIY hardware, in kitchens and garages, for similar purposes.
democratize insulin, create “real vegan cheese”, or produce glow-in-the-dark plants.
instruction manual. Or you can skip the soldering and buy one from LabMaker for just under a thousand dollars.
PLoS Biology paper are Robert Habgood, Ciarán Kelly and Antonis Papachristodoulou.
Reference: Steel H, Habgood R, Kelly C and Papachristodoulou A. “In situ characterisation and manipulation of biological systems with Chi.Bio” PLoS Biology (2020). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3000794
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