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Biotech from our FabSchool

In the current series of FabSchool (on Wednesday afternoon at the Waag) we are exploring the world of biotechnology. We went hunting for microbes with the kids! Below is the result that we have grown in petri dishes in our biolab. Enjoy!

Also want to make something? The next and final series FabSchool this year starts in September. You can sign up here.

Recent blog posts

- Monday 26 June 2017

In a recent FabSchool series, kids were making their own fidget spinners at Maakplaats 021 Waterlandplein in Amsterdam. With great results!

- Thursday 22 June 2017

In Trust Me, I'm An Artist, artists explore the ethical limits of upcoming (bio)technologies. New is the fact that they, as is practice for scientists, need to justify themselves for an ethics committee.

- Monday 19 June 2017

Stefano Bocconi went to a meetup to find out whether the blockchain technology could be used to bring unaccompanied minors (refugees) back to their relatives in the EU.

- Thursday 15 June 2017

For the 8th year in a row, a group of skilled students graduated from the Fab Academy at Waag Society.

- Tuesday 06 June 2017

It is hard to participate in classical EC Research programs for civil organisations, social enterprises, co-operations, communities and creative SMEs.

- Friday 02 June 2017

More and more opinion leaders are mistaking a few big corporate platforms for the collaborative economy. We need a pro-active policy framework that bends the collaborative economy towards the public good.