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One major roadblock to synthetic biology is public perception of the field. With movies such as Splice (2009) and television shows such as Fringe which portray synthetic biology as dangerous and grotesque, as well as policy wars over the use and sale of genetically modified organisms, []. Our aim with the Harvard iGarden is to change public perception of what it means to engineer our food by putting part of the process in the hands of the consumer. Need a longer introduction...so repeating... One major roadblock to synthetic biology is public perception of the field. With movies such as Splice (2009) and television shows such as Fringe which portray synthetic biology as dangerous and grotesque, as well as policy wars over the use and sale of genetically modified organisms, []. Our aim with the Harvard iGarden is to change public perception of what it means to engineer our food by putting part of the process in the hands of the consumer. Need a longer introduction...so repeating... One major roadblock to synthetic biology is public perception of the field. With movies such as Splice (2009) and television shows such as Fringe which portray synthetic biology as dangerous and grotesque, as well as policy wars over the use and sale of genetically modified organisms, []. Our aim with the Harvard iGarden is to change public perception of what it means to engineer our food by putting part of the process in the hands of the consumer. Need a longer introduction...so repeating...


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