Making art from biotech.

Health and medicine explained.
June 19 2007 7:31 AM

Fishing for Paramecia

Making art out of the wizardry of biotech.

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Click here for a slide show about bioart—see artists slip poetic messages into DNA, grow sculpture from muscle and nerve cells, and "fish" for single-celled creatures like the paramecium.

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Amanda Schaffer is a science and medical columnist for Slate.