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Tech Workshop

How Bento Bio turned its home laboratory prototype into a real product

Between closing a Kickstarter campaign and building its commercial product, home DNA lab Bento Bio discovered its manufacturing costs had risen by 400%.  Bento Bio doesn’t want to be a product manufacturer. It wants to do for genetics what Raspberry Pi has done for computing. The big (and rather audacious) idea is to remove some of the mystery around the …