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‘Biohackers’ Are Showing The Power Of DIY Science

‘Biohackers’ Are Showing The Power Of DIY Science

In March, amateur scientists in Sydney announced they had created a COVID-19 test kit that is simpler, faster, and cheaper than existing tests. While the test has not yet been approved by regulators, if effective it could play a role in scaling up the world’s coronavirus testing capability.

This Guy Injected His Dick With Stem Cells To Try To Make It Bigger

This Guy Injected His Dick With Stem Cells To Try To Make It Bigger

Ben Greenfield is a cult figure among fitness fanatics, a guru to the sort of nerds who devote themselves to meticulously monitoring their own biometric data for insight into their personal health. He has more than 50,000 Twitter followers, 60,000 Facebook fans, and 30,000 YouTube subscribes. Now he may become…

The FDA Is Cracking Down On Rogue Genetic Engineers

The FDA Is Cracking Down On Rogue Genetic Engineers

David Ishee’s plan was simple, if not exactly free of complication. From the shed that functions as his laboratory in rural Mississippi, he hoped to use genetic engineering to rid dogs of the types of terrible disorders caused by decades of high-end breeding.