Biohacker

An amateur who tinkers with DNA and other aspects of genetics
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The Blacklist Sky One, 9pm While Liz (Megan Boone, left) is on the trail of a notorious underground biohacker, Red has his own tricky situation to deal with.
Mr Watson (Lab, West Bromwich East) said: "If you're a science fiction lover, biohacker or technologist, you'll be familiar with the notion of the Singularity.
Synopsis: In "The Awakened Ape: A Biohacker's Guide To Evolutionary Fitness, Natural Ecstasy, and Stress-Free Living", author Jevan Pradas uses evolutionary psychology to hack the human mind and body to answer the question: "How can we enjoy life to the fullest?" The results, while unexpected, are completely backed by science.
Companies should let ethical hackers check for vulnerabilities on new biomedical devices before patients' lives are put at risk, said 'biohacker' Nina Alli.
The ODIN's founder, the biohacker Josiah Zayner, injected himself last October with CRISPRed DNA designed to silence the myostatin genes that regulate muscle growth.
A year ago, a biohacker injected himself at a conference with modified DNA that he hoped would make him more muscular.
The subject, a 33 year-old man in Sydney named Meow-Ludo Disco Gamma Meow-Meow, is a self-described "cyborg" and "biohacker" who had a public transportation card surgically implanted in his left hand last June to make his commute more streamlined.
They even have their own biohacker, who has DNA sequenced their culture (sourdough starter), to make enhancing bakes easier.
Of note is a growing worldwide community of "black hat" do-it-yourself biohacker scientists, who may be supported by state-endorsed venture capital with explicit intent toward disrupting public safety, stability and health; and who may operate without regard for regulations defined by current signatory treaties and conventions.
Cannon, who considers himself a biohacker, thought this would be a good idea.