Prestigious general science journal Nature has just published a video segment on MAKE pals GenSpace NYC. GenSpace, an open dues-based DIYbio workspace in downtown Brooklyn, bills itself as “the first-ever community laboratory.” This line from their front page is highly quotable:
[W]e offer New Yorkers the opportunity to work on their own projects in a safe, Biosafety level 1 facility.
As I understand it, BSL-1 doesn’t require much more than gloves and a face-mask, but it sure sounds cool, doesn’t it? Congrats, guys! [Thanks, Alan Dove!]