Babylab – A CRISPR Virtual Reality Experience

BabyLab is a Virtual Reality simulation game that introduces CRISPR technology and criticizes the application of it on humans in a possible future. The experience is set in the future, demonstrating a society that is allowed to applies CRISPER technology to human embryos. In the game, players are able to experience how CRISPER technology will impact the future and understand the risks hidden within it. The project was designed by MFA Design and Technology students: Menghe Li, Yifan Wang, and Yimei Zhu as part of their work in the program.

Watch a playthrough of Babylab below to see the impact of CRISPR technology in the future.

A narrator guides the player through the experience of working as an employee of Babylab.