Biohacking on Spark

The process of bioengineering is becoming democratized. People anywhere and everywhere can extract and tinker with a living cell’s DNA right from their very own home. The trend is called biohacking. The people getting into it range from the hobbyist to the closeted scientists. All the means to do it are at our fingertips.

A few years ago, I got a chance to delve into this topic and bring what I found to the amazing CBC Radio program Spark. Here’s my conversation with Nora about this very cool trend – biohacking, which first aired in May 2012.