"Bio Bistro" is a card-based personal choice activity, in which visitors decide what current and future synthetic biology-based food products they would, would not, or might eat. They share their opinions on why they made each choice, and discuss what problems researchers are trying to solve with these foods, and what they like or don't like about these solutions.
Synthetic biology is interconnected with society.
Synthetic biologists solve problems by applying engineering principles to living materials.
We all have a role in shaping the development and use of new technologies.
Synthetic biology may provide solutions to problems in areas such as food security, healthcare, energy, and the environment.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number DRL 1421179. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota/ Museum of Science, Boston
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