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London 'bio-hackers' catching the eye of professionals

A group of amateur scientists from east London have scoured internet auction sites to create their own make-shift laboratory in a cupboard where they carry out experiments - mainly on themselves.

They call themselves "bio-hackers", non-institutional science and technology developers, and they have started to attract interest from professional scientists.

  • 16 Oct 2012
  • From the section London