The Wilson Center today released a report debunking the media myths surrounding the Do-It-Yourself Biology movement, called “Seven Myths and Realities about Do-It-Yourself Biology” based on my survey of the community earlier this year. I hope the report can move the conversation beyond just biosecurity and finally get us to the fun part where we focus on opportunities.

You can read the editorial in Slate, or let the report speak for itself. Here’s an excerpt from the conclusion: