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Bio:Fiction

Two videos that Patrick Boyle and I made were selected for the Bio:Fiction Film Festival! One of the prizes is an online audience award, and you can watch and rate all of the films! It’s such an honor to be part of this festival and to be showing our work next to that of so…

Designer Bacteria

Synthetic biologists work on designing living cells, but engineered bacteria don’t usually come up when you think of “designer” things. This year however, a synthetic biology design is up for a Brit Insurance Design of the Year award, up against the Lanvin Spring collection, Angry Birds, and Rock Band 3! Designers Daisy Ginsberg and James…

Lab Fashion

Scientists aren’t known for their fashion sense, but they do have their own unique charm, as you can see in this episode of In The Lab, with Bill Cunningham.

Experimental Livestream

My friend Patrick is embarking on a 48 experiment, studying circadian rhythm and destroying his own in the process. He’s also embarking on a social media experiment, live-streaming the whole thing on ustream. Tune in to watch real science in action and the effects of sleep deprivation on scientists! You can even ask him questions…

The Symbiotic Household

With The Symbiotic Household, Elliott P. Montgomery seeks to find answers to problems caused by climate change. Low-cost, low energy solutions are proposed through complex genetic engineering of domesticated insects–”What better way to deal with a future need than with a future technology?” The project is deliberatively provocative; “By offering a problematic answer, I want…

Stop Motion History of Life

An incredible (if unscientific) look at the history of life: The video has been around for a few months and has a gajillion hits so sorry if I’m late to the party, I just had to share! By Blu, via Bio Fiction

It’s not just Scott Kern who thinks that science is only about tedious benchwork and that grad students should be boring robots moving small volumes of liquid around 20 hours a day for the greater good. An unscientific analysis of the 169 comments and numerous comment thumbs ups of Hydrocalypse Industries’ most popular video shows…

iGEM on YouTube

iGEM students are nothing if not creative, fun, and super nerdy. Here is a taste of some of the awesome videos being made by this year’s crop, enjoy! Cambridge, with a catchy song about new techniques for joining pieces of DNA together: (via LabRat) Hong Kong University’s Inception trailer: TU Delft, finding science in pop…

Meet Ginkgo BioWorks!

Our friends at Ginkgo BioWorks are hiring and they asked Hydrocalypse Industries to make them a video! Who Is the Bioengineer of the Future? It could be you!

Edible Symbiosis

A delightful lunch conversation about fruits introduced me to what may be my new favorite symbiotic relationship! Figs are not actually fruits but a mass of inverted flowers and seeds that are pollinated by a species of tiny symbiotic wasps. The male fig flower is the only place where the female wasp can lay her…