body hacking

Nootropics

The Nootropics Community Is Using 23andMe to Match Smart Drugs to Their DNA

There are multiple software options that analyze your genetic data and make recommendations on which supplements you should be taking.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.25.17
Photography

The Americans Who Stick Gadgets Under Their Skin

'Grinders,' a new photo book from Hannes Wiedemann, gives a behind-the-scenes look at American biohackers.
Dyllan Furness
6.14.17
Drugs

The More We Quantify Our Bodies, the More We’ll Want to Hack Them

Nootropics startups are banking on the idea.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.12.16
Features

Flosstradamus' Autobot Reveals How Hacking Your Body With Weird Herbs Could Make You a Better DJ

"It's the cheat card in life."
Ashley Zlatopolsky
4.20.16
Film

Sci-Fi Vlog Tells an Anatomically Strange Story of Body Parts

Filmmaker and visual artist Floris Kaayk explores science fiction as online storytelling in 'The Modular Body.'
DJ Pangburn
4.15.16
Culture

Hackers Killed a Simulated Human By Turning Off Its Pacemaker

Some humans are already hackable, and, yes, you can do some serious damage by compromising medical implants.
Jason Koebler
9.7.15
Features

​The Half Life of Body Hacking

An outdated RFID implant is like a regrettable tattoo—you can remove it, but it's going to be bloody.
Rose Eveleth
6.25.15
Goodbye Meatbags

Humans Have Been Hacking Their Bodies for Thousands of Years

From lion men to medieval wingsuits, we've long tried to ditch our meatbags.
Becky Ferreira
4.14.15
Design

The More You Sweat, the Better This Perfume Smells

Queen’s University Ionic Liquid Laboratories just changed your subway ride forever.
Sami Emory
4.2.15
privacy

Should Cyborgs Have the Same Privacy Rights As Humans?

It's something that the Supreme Court has already (sort of) explored.
Jason Koebler
9.5.14
Science

Cyborg Moths Can Be Controlled Mid-Flight by Scientists

Researchers have designed a method to control moths in flight by implanting electrodes.
Jordan Pearson
8.20.14