Rewriting the life code

Rewriting the life code

Can we rewrite the code of life? Scientists have discovered a breakthrough tool called CRISPR that will allow us to edit our DNA, but what are the promises and consequences of editing DNA sequences? We’re launching the inaugural genomeHack to bring together innovative thinkers — self-hackers, geneticists, Big Data researchers, and data visualization experts — to give this new technology a test drive.

https://twitter.com/hackyourdna

(Presented at Datalore Hack MIT Center for Civic Media, Sunday, January 25)

 

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