Lecture â€œGenomic Gastronomy: Food Systems, Security & Policyâ€ at CSTEP (Center for Study of Science Technology and Policy) in Bangalore. Lecture at CSTEP in Bangalore, India from genomic gastronomy on Vimeo. This talk gave a broad overview of international issues… Read more ›
Click on the image for a Processing animation of patent locations. Click here for a zoomable version Approximately one quarter of human genes are protected by intellectual property regulations. Little information about the number and distribution of gene patents is… Read more ›
The word mitochondrion comes from the Greek Î¼Î¯Ï„Î¿Ï‚ or mitos, meaning thread and Ï‡Î¿Î½Î´ÏÎ¯Î¿Î½ or chondrion, meaning granule (thanks! wikipedia). But this isn’t about the mitochondrion itself.Â Rather, this is a story about how the genetic information that helps mitochondria… Read more ›
The CEMA homepage is showing an image of scanner that has opportunistically been colonized by ants (anyone know which species?). I was present at the offending attack, and I have this to say. I didn’t see it so much as… Read more ›
I was up this morning thinking about the kinds of spaces, communities and interactions I would like to see.Â Somewhere between physical computing, synthetic biology, evolutionary ecology, and design is a space where species can speak and be recognized by… Read more ›
Here is a new visualization of the cell cycle using a combination of Virtual Reality Markup Language (VRML), Flash, and database-driven graphics. This new version from Chris Landau and Jamie Cope’s nformation design demonstrates the yeast cell cycle in 3D… Read more ›
IN THE NATURE OF THE EXPERIMENT from srishti on Vimeo. This is a short video about the Center for Experimental Media Arts, the lab where I work.
Communicating with plants, environmental sensing, crowd-sourced science, ecosystem monitoring, when species meet… BotanicallsTwitter
This afternoon we concluded a week-long workshop in the so-called bioarts (go here for a nuanced discussion of the term) at the National Center for Biological Sciences (NCBS) in Bangalore, India. The workshop, conducted by Symbiotica and organized through a… Read more ›
Design and the Elastic Mind is a new show that has opened up at the MOMA that I would very much like to see. It would be great to hear any responses from readers that had the chance to attend.