Biohacking: Rules of Engagement
Oct 15, 2019 · 31 min
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Josiah Zayner is a biohacker who’s famous for, among other things, injecting himself with the gene-editing tool CRISPR. At a time when the technology exists for us to change, or hack, our own DNA, what are the ethics of experimenting on ourselves, and others at home? Arielle Duhaime-Ross has been following Zayner’s story and talks to him about how he’s thinking about human experimentation today. Plus: new efforts to come up with a code of conduct for biohackers, from legislation to self-regulation.

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Links to resources discussed: 

From Arielle Duhaime-Ross’ original report for The Verge:


From The Atlantic:

Josiah Zayner’s company website

Global Community BioSummit


Josiah Zayner @4LOVofScience

Alex Pearlman @lexikon1

Senator Ling Ling Chang @L2ChangCA


Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset

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