Pop-up science labs and hipster biotech (The Guardian/ Observer)


I spent time with a community of biotech entrepreneurs working out of shipping containers in the middle of London’s Shepherd’s Bush Market.

“Despite being open just a few months, there is already exciting research being conducted here, including the development of new vegan cosmetics, sustainable bioplastics for use in the fashion industry, and systems to extract nutrients and energy from wastewater. There is a startup that “grows” buildings out of fungi, while another helps farmers pollinate crops using swarms of flies controlled with an app.”

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