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DIY COVID-19 vaccine? George Church, other scientists experimenting with home brewed versions

Nearly 200 covid-19 vaccines are in development, and some three dozen are at various stages of human testing. But in ...
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From bioterror to bioerror: Who’s afraid of biohacking?

In March, amateur scientists in Sydney announced they had created a COVID-19 test kit that is simpler, faster, and cheaper ...
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Video: Biohackers take coronavirus vaccine into their own hands

A collective of biohackers has begun circulating a document proposing a plan to create, test, and distribute a vaccine to ...
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‘Expanding the capabilities of the human body’: Russian biohackers turn to implants, supplements and extreme exercise

Gripping a scalpel, Vladislav Zaitsev makes an incision in the fold of skin between his client's thumb and index finger ...
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‘My entire goal is to basically age in reverse’: How biohackers are attempting to engineer longer lives

When day breaks, they go out in their yard and face the rising sun — Thaddeus [Owen] in shorts and ...
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Biohacker Josiah Zayner explains how to be ethical without being ‘responsible’

Josiah Zayner is a biophysicist who made headlines in 2017 when he tried to edit his genome live onstage at a ...
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‘Unnatural Selection’: Netflix series tackles tough CRISPR issues, including biohacking and editing children’s DNA

Is it ethical to edit your child’s DNA — or your own? Does the answer depend on whether you’re perfectly ...
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Meet biohacker Anastasia Synn, magician with 26 self-implanted microchips and magnets under her skin

[Anastasia] Synn has 26 microchips and magnets implanted throughout her body. Unlike many biohackers who experiment purely out of personal ...
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‘Don’t try this at home’: New California law targets biohacking, do-it-yourself CRISPR

California wants to make it clear that tinkering with your own genes is a “don’t try this at home” sort ...
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9 questions about biohacking and the quest to upgrade the human body

As biohacking starts to appear more often in headlines, it’s worth getting clear on some of the fundamentals. Here are ...
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Interactive Infographic: Human body of the future with artificial organs, bionic eyes, lab-printed bones and more

Technology has changed the game for medical professionals across the past few decades. It’s hard to imagine where we’d be ...
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Podcast: Talking CRISPR with controversial biohacker Josiah Zayner

Is biohacking a crime? Who came up with the latest CRISPR trick? And did Rage Against the Machine sell out? ...
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Biohacker Josiah Zayner meets with California regulators investigating him: ‘It was surreal’

A few weeks ago, the prominent biohacker Josiah Zayner took to Instagram to break some news: He had received a ...
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Can biohacking transform our homes into ‘hospitals of the future’?

The need of having a higher quality of care and more control and transparency over individual healthcare are affecting the ...
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‘Brazen’ biohacker under investigation by California health officials for ‘genetic self-experimentation’

Prominent genetic "biohacker" Josiah Zayner is under investigation by California state officials for practicing medicine without a license. Zayner has ...
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Biohacker explains ‘everyday methods’ to get the most out of your body

To get a better handle on biohacking, we consulted Luke Storey, a Los Angeles-based biohacker with a refreshingly grounded and holistic ...
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Are DIY designer babies a real possibility?

[Bryan] Bishop, a 29-year-old programmer and Bitcoin investor, has been leaving a trail of comments about human “enhancement” on the ...
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Is brain hacking possible?

Accessing the human brain to enable functional connections with electronic technology may sound incredibly futuristic, but a handful of entrepreneurs, ...