BioDiary is an online resource designed to inform and promote forthcoming bioethics related symposia, conferences, seminars and other such events in the UK, Europe and beyond.
- DIY–Bio: Empowerment or Anarchy?
Monday 13th August 2012
Edinburgh International Book Festival, The Guardian Spiegeltent
We are in a new age of biohackers and citizen–scientists. With materials for home experimenting in the life sciences readily available, are individuals being empowered or is this deregulation dangerous?
- The Epigenetic Evolution
Saturday 18th August 2012
The Edinburgh International Book Festival, Guardian Spiegeltent
The science of epigenetics goes far beyond former ideas about “nurture versus nature”. It analyses how our physical and social environment actually influences the way that our genetic inheritance is realised.
- The Scientist in Fiction: Creative or Crazed Genius?
Wednesday 22nd August 2012
Edinburgh International Book Festival, RBS Corner Theatre
Science at school is seen as a facts and figures discipline but it’s a rich source of innovation that can change the way we all experience the world.