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Those “illegal” school science kits and our illogical Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act Siouxsie Wiles Apr 08

The Dominion Post recently ran an article about “Glowing GE bacteria” which were “produced illegally in New Zealand using mail-order kits from America”. Perhaps unsurprisingly given that the phrase ‘genetically engineered’ was mentioned, Green MP Stefan Browning and GE Free New Zealand spokesperson Jon Carapiet chimed in to share their dismay that people/kids were fiddling [...]

Biolumination II: Meet Gareth Baston! Siouxsie Wiles Apr 07

Meet Gareth Baston, chief petri dish wrangler for Biolumination II.

Glowing fun at the MOTAT Science Street Fair Siouxsie Wiles Apr 02

Last weekend the Bioluminescent Superbugs Lab took part in this year’s Science Street Fair at MOTAT in Auckland. We had the GlowBooth up and running again (at least until the camera’s battery died!) and 262 people joined us to make some bioluminescent art. There were lots of smiley faces drawn this time! GlowBooth photos are [...]

In search of glowing limpets! Siouxsie Wiles Apr 01

In which we go in search of glowing limpets!

Biolumination II: Meet the artists! Katherine Yang Siouxsie Wiles Apr 01

Meet Katherine Yang, one of the artists who took part in Biolumination II.

Biolumination II: Meet the artists! Helen Beech Siouxsie Wiles Mar 31

Introducing Helen Beech, one of the artists who took part in Biolumination II.

Biolumination II: Meet the artists! Julia Marchwicka Siouxsie Wiles Mar 30

Meet Julia Marchwicka, one of the artists who took part in Biolumination II.

Biolumination II: Meet the artists! Laura Ward Siouxsie Wiles Mar 28

Meet Laura Ward, one of the artists to take part in Biolumination II.

Glow Booth at the Auckland Arts Festival Siouxsie Wiles Mar 27

Glow Booth at thinkScience day.

Biolumination II: Meet the artists! Rodrigo Vidal Siouxsie Wiles Mar 26

Meet Rodrigo Vidal, one of the artists who took part in Biolumination II.

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