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Biohacker Injects DIY Herpes Vaccine on Facebook Live
Shawna Williams | Feb 5, 2018
The stunt, performed at a biohacking conference, was purportedly part of a two-subject trial of the genetically modified vaccine.
’s 2013 Gift Guide
Kerry Grens | Dec 20, 2013
Our present picks for the scientists in your life
Don’t Fear DIYbio
Jef Akst | Nov 19, 2013
Biological tinkerers are not the risk that some have made them out to be, according to a new report.
DIY Self-Tracking Device
Kerry Grens | Aug 25, 2013
A new gadget combines the dual obsessions of do-it-yourself science and self-quantification.
Week in Review
Jef Akst | Mar 15, 2013
Disgruntled Nobel loser sues; brain trauma researchers search for biomarker of a chronic condition; receptor for novel coronavirus found; the rise of transcriptomics; and ethical oversight of participant-led research
Opinion: Unconventional Standards
Effy Vayena | Mar 13, 2013
Tailoring ethical oversight to participant-led research
DIY in the Lab
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Mar 1, 2013
Things break in the lab. Here’s how to protect your equipment, and what to do when it stops working.