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Help us build Oakland's grassroots Community Lab for biohacking and citizen science.
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    Biohacker labcoat. Get a nice, useful lab coat emblazoned with a Counter Culture Labs logo. It’s great to soak up some science, but it’s best if it doesn't soak into your swanky shirt.

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    One of our founders will visit you anywhere in the world (English speaking preferred, but we’ll work with you…) and do a talk or workshop on Biotech, Science Hacking, the Science of Food, or any other topic you damn well please. Visit includes two 8-hour days covering items on your wishlist agenda, and any social time around the events that can be arranged. Local accommodations are requested.

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