Where Design Thinking meets the Scientific Method


We use biodesign to harness the machinery of the natural world to build products, systems and aesthetic creations that perform real biological functions in mediated states.



Is the Postdocalypse an Opportunity in Disguise? October 29, 2014

A postdoctoral scholar (“postdoc”) is an individual holding a doctoral degree who is engaged in a temporary period of mentored research and/or scholarly training for the purpose of acquiring the professional skills needed to pursue a career path of his or her choosing.(1) While the life of the humble biomedical postdoc was never a walk …

The Dangers of Hype in Biosecurity December 11, 2013

In presenting the idea that anyone can and should have the means to do biology, DIYbio, peoples reactions have been consistently polar. Either they are extremely excited about all the possibilities or fear that this movement could cause an increase in unsafe or even illegal things.  Differences in opinion are not exactly a rare thing …

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Science Hack Day Houston 2015

January 14, 2015

On April 11-12, 2015 Science Hack Day will be coming to Houston! Science Hack Day is all-day-all-night event that brings together inquisitive and creative minds to one place, to make wonderful things. Designers, developers, engineers, scientists and all card carrying geeks proudly bring their A-game to the same physical space for a brief but intense period of …