Media Mentions

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The Rise of Citizen Bioscience – Scientific American

Citizen Science: Do Try This at Home – PCmag


Mail-Order CRISPR Kits Allow Absolutely Anyone to Hack DNA – Scientific American

What’s Really in That Tuna Roll? DNA Testing Can Help You Find Out – Smithsonian Magazine


Biohackers: the DIY biologists out to barcode all Hong Kong’s plants, insects and animals – South China Morning Post

The burgers are better biohacked – in Financial Review on September 8, 2016

Adding CIA to DNA  – in Threat Post o September 6, 2016

Brewers, Biologists and Beer-Lovers Raise a Glass to Geektoberfest at The Tech – In Market Wired on September 1, 2016

Oakland hackers take a stab at making crowdfunded insulin – on PBS on July 25, 2016
Biology grad wins seed funding for biotech startup company – in UC Santa Cruz on June 8, 2016

The New Biohackers: How (and Where) They Work – in The Huffington Post on June 4, 2016

Is Biohacking the Next Big Thing or a Disgusting Fad? – in Top Secret Writers on 20 May 2016

Is DIY kitchen CRISPR a class issue? – in Popular Science on May 3, 2016

This man invented plants that glow like light bulbs – in Biotechin on February 20, 2016


Biohackers push life to the limits with DIY biology – in The Guardian on November 18, 2015

DIY Biology and the Rise of Citizen Biotech Economies – in Humanity Media on September 3, 2015

Biohackers gear up for genome editing – in Nature on August 26, 2015

Bioprinting : une imprimante 3D pour concevoir des organes du corps humain – in on March 20, 2015


What is biohacking and why should we care? in PBS NewsHour on September 23, 2014.

Move Over Hackers, Biohackers are Here in Forbes on March 15, 2014

The world’s top 10 most innovative companies in education in Fast Company on February 13, 2014 – Sept 6, 2014


People, Companies, and Trends: Techonomy’s 2013 Top Ten in Techonomy on December 20, 2013

From Homebrew Computers To Biohacking: Innovators Of Two Generations in Forbes & Techonomy on November 15, 2013

BioCurious – a Hackerspace for Biology! in the White House blog on June 25, 2013

2 DIY Printers That Would’ve Impressed Gutenberg in Popular Science May 9, 2013.

How-To: DIY Bioprinter in Makezine blog on April 19, 2013. & in on March 15, 2013.

Build your own bio-printer in Crave, CNET Australia on March 8, 2013.

You Can Now Build Your Own Printer That Prints Living Cells in Co.Exist on March 7, 2013.

Biology Hacklabs in The Scientist on March 1, 2013.

Want a sheet of fresh E.coli? There’s a printer for that in GigaOm on February 21, 2013.

A DIY Bioprinter Is Born in MIT Technology Review on February 20, 2013.

BioCurious — DIY 3D BioPrinting in 3D Printing Industry on February 6, 2013.

Engineering Newswire 23: I Am Iron Woman (starting 4:52) in on February 5, 2013.

A DIY inkjet bioprinter in 3D Printer on February 5, 2013.

BioCurious: Eigenbau Bioprinter aus altem inkjet Drucker erstellt in 3Druck on January 31, 2013.

Printing Living Cells With a $150 Open Source Bioprinter in techthefuture on January 30, 2013.

Love the DIY bioprinter on @instructables #3Dprinting” – Carl Bass, CEO AutoDesk via Twitter.

Bioprinter from HP inkjet. Uber Cool” – City of Sunnyvale via Twitter.

Making a bioprinter from an old inkjet in Ponoko on January 30, 2013.

A DIY BioPrinter in Fabbaloo on January 30, 2013.

Build a Bioprinter From Old Inkjet Cartridges in Tonernews on January 29, 2013.

DIY Bio-Drucker druckt mit lebenden Zellen in Heise Newsticker on January 29, 2013.

Build your own 3D bioprinter in BioBased Digest on January 29, 2013.

DIY BioPrinter in Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence on January 28, 2013.

Inkjet Printer Hacked to Make Biological Materials in PSFK on January 28, 2013.

DIY BioPrinter, une imprimante 3D biologique à la maison in Making Society on January 27, 2013.

DIY bioprinter can use E. coli ink to print in Geek on January 26, 2013.

Biohackers bouwen opensource bioprinter in Bright on January 25, 2013.

Maak je eigen 3D-bioprinter in Personal Computing Magazine on January 25, 2013.

Build a bioprinter from very old inkjet cartridges in HackaDay on January 25, 2013.

Old Inkjet Becomes New Bio-Materials Printer in Slashdot on January 25, 2013.

How to make a DIY bioprinter out of an old inkjet in BoingBoing on January 24, 2013.

DIY Bioprinter Lets Wannabe Scientists Build Structures From Living Cells in Wired on January 24, 2013.

DIY BioPrinter lets you print with bacterium, won’t be a hit this Valentine’s Day in TechHive on January 23, 2013.

Bio printing at Biocurious Lab in Sunnyvale, explained by Patrick on YouTube on January 17, 2013.

Curious John visits BioCurious! on YouTube on January 16, 2013.


BIOCURIOUS in SWITCH New Media Journal on October 28, 2012.

THE BIOCURIOUS DIY BIOPRINTERS in Technoccult on October 12, 2012.

Sunnyvale’s BioCurious is a haven for innovators in San Jose Mercury News on February 16th, 2012.

Feeling BioCurious? How to Get Your DIY Bio On in KQED Quest on January 23, 2012.

BioCurious? The DIY garage biology movement in on January 20, 2012.

‘Biohackers’ Get Their Own Space to Create  in WSJ on January 12, 2012.


Citizen Science Takes Off: Could Community Labs Hatch the Next Generation of Bio Innovators? in Forbes on October 25, 2011.

We’re BioCurious in Q and Abe on October 22, 2011.

BioCurious opens its lab in Sunnyvale, CA in O’Reilly Radar on October 16, 2011.

DIY ‘biopunks’ want science in hands of people in USA Today on June 1, 2011.


Help fund a hackerspace for biology in BoingBoing on July 5, 2010.

DIY Biotechnologists Go Looking for a Bigger Garage in The Atlantic on July 14, 2010.

Garage biotech: Life hackers in Nature News on October 6, 2010.

BioCurious: A Hackerspace for Biotech. The Community Lab for Citizen Science in Kickstarter June 26, 2010.