The CPG team is heading to SXSW again this year, and we’re bringing some talented friends! 1) Biohacker Meetup (follow on twitter: #biohackers) More info on the SXSW schedule I’ll be hosting the first Biohacker Meetup at SXSW. For folks of all disciplines interested in biohacking: Biologists, DIYers, engineers, artists, coders, designers, thinkers, do-ers, and […]

Bacterial Photography: Creating Photosynthetic Images Using Living Microorganisms

Diagram of the bacterial photography process

Dark and early one winter morning in New York, Wythe Marschall and I embarked on a quest to find a microorganism—a genetically engineered chimaera—that could turn itself into a living photograph. We intended to join Dr. Natalie Kuldell’s bacterial photography class at MIT. Undaunted by a 3:45am departure time from the Port Authority, unhalted by […]