/Tag: DIYBio

Could DIYBio change the cost of insulin?

By |2019-04-03T23:35:10+00:00September 15th, 2018|

After a century, insulin is still expensive – could DIYers change that? Miniature biomanufacturing kits like this prototype could revolutionize the pharmaceutical industry. Amino Labs, CC BY-ND Jenna E. Gallegos, Colorado State University and Jean Peccoud, Colorado State University Soon after Federick Banting discovered that insulin could be used to treat diabetes in 1921, he [...]

Is there a Genome Editing Right?

By |2019-02-06T19:37:38+00:00November 8th, 2017|

Biohackers are using CRISPR technology to edit their own genomes. Is there a genome editing right or should CRISPR tools be controlled substances? The Facts Josiah Zayner, recently reported, that he attempted to edit his own genome using the CRISPR. This story was reported in a number of outlets including Outside Magazine and Buzzfeed. This [...]