Biohacking: Community approach to biology the new scientific frontier

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Biohacking – it’s been dubbed the new frontier of biological advancement – community run labs encouraging everyone to get involved in the next wave of biological research.

Labs like the BioFoundry in Sydney, run by the enterprising Meow-Ludo Disco Gamma Meow-Meow are leading the way in Australia.

But just how safe is this approach as we experience the beginnings of a scientific movement which could catch on around the world?

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