Biohacker Injects DIY Herpes Vaccine on Facebook Live
Shawna Williams | Feb 4, 2018 | 2 min read
The stunt, performed at a biohacking conference, was purportedly part of a two-subject trial of the genetically modified vaccine.
The Scientist’s 2013 Gift Guide
Kerry Grens | Dec 20, 2013 | 3 min read
Our present picks for the scientists in your life
Don’t Fear DIYbio
Jef Akst | Nov 19, 2013 | 2 min read
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 24, 2013 | 1 min read
A new gadget combines the dual obsessions of do-it-yourself science and self-quantification.
Week in Review
Jef Akst | Mar 15, 2013 | 3 min read
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 | 4 min read
Tailoring ethical oversight to participant-led research
DIY in the Lab
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Mar 1, 2013 | 7 min read
Things break in the lab. Here’s how to protect your equipment, and what to do when it stops working.