Scientist as Subject
Scientist as Subject
In the past, it was not uncommon for researcher to test their experimental therapeutics and vaccines on themselves. Some even volunteered to be exposed to pathogen-carrying vectors.
Scientist as Subject
Scientist as Subject

In the past, it was not uncommon for researcher to test their experimental therapeutics and vaccines on themselves. Some even volunteered to be exposed to pathogen-carrying vectors.

In the past, it was not uncommon for researcher to test their experimental therapeutics and vaccines on themselves. Some even volunteered to be exposed to pathogen-carrying vectors.

self experimentation
Self-Experimentation in the Time of COVID-19
Self-Experimentation in the Time of COVID-19
Amanda Heidt | Aug 6, 2020
Scientists are taking their own vaccines, an ethically murky practice that has a long and sometimes celebrated history in medicine.
Biohacker Injects DIY Herpes Vaccine on Facebook Live
Biohacker Injects DIY Herpes Vaccine on Facebook Live
Shawna Williams | Feb 4, 2018
The stunt, performed at a biohacking conference, was purportedly part of a two-subject trial of the genetically modified vaccine.
Hot Off the Presses
Hot Off the Presses
Bob Grant | May 31, 2016
Beyond Biocentrism, The Sting of the Wild, The Birth of Anthropocene, and Ordinarily Well
Students Study Their Own Microbiomes
Students Study Their Own Microbiomes
Jef Akst | May 31, 2016
Pooping into a petri dish is becoming standard practice as part of some college biology courses.
A Month in Mammoth
A Month in Mammoth
The Scientist Staff | Feb 29, 2016
Two sleep researchers braved the subterranean environment of a Kentucky cave to see if they could train their bodies to abandon the cyclical rhythms of the 24-hour day.