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DIY Bio-Based Electronics

turtleWhy not grow your electronic components in your kitchen? Discover how a temperature sensor can be made out of melanin, a semiconducting material produced by Kluyveromyces marxianus, a yeast growing in yoghurt.

(Parliamo italiano, we speak English, nous parlons français)


guide mfMichka Melo, Bioengineer and Sustainable Design Enthusiast and Dr Peter Hanappe, Electrical Engineer and Free Software Enthusiast.
We are currently involved in the development of DIY bio-based low-technologies improving autonomy and empowerment of makers. My dream is to develop a self-sustainable habitat where low-tech and biological processes intertwine to produce anything necessary to fulfill our basic needs.