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The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG


DIY biology could transform our daily lives

Extract your own DNA using household ingredients with the team from Bento Lab, and explore the growing movement of DIY biology which is making genetic technologies more accessible. Unite with citizen scientists across the globe conducting homegrown research, from checking their lasagne for horsemeat to tracking the origin of their beer hops.

This event is part of our Twilight Science evening. 

Drop-in activity – these activities run continuously and you can drop in at any time. Please note if the venue is at capacity you may have to wait.

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