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Open Insulin featured on Freethink

The Biohackers Making Insulin 98% Cheaper
These biohackers plan to give away their instructions for how to make insulin for free.

We're honored to have hosted the team from @freethinkmedia at @BUGSSlab for a look at what we're doing! The video above discusses the high and rising costs of insulin and how it frames our organization's mission and work. Check it out!

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Patents, Open Source, and Open Insulin

Three pharmaceutical companies control the patent rights for the majority of insulin products on the market. These companies have over the past decade raised the price of insulin egregiously. As a result, many diabetics and their families are struggling to afford this life-saving medicine and, in some cases, taking desperate

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Spring 2021 Progress Report for Open Insulin

Introduction It’s been a busy past few months at Open Insulin! We’ve had significant progress on all fronts, especially in moving the engineering of our organisms forward towards the point where production pilots can be started in collaboration with external partners. Details below. Wet Lab Progress Overview Our

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