Warning: Don’t Try This Biohacking at Home

Amateurs run medical experiments on themselves, joining a long and gory tradition among scientists

Bloomberg Opinion
Jun 5, 2018 · 4 min read
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By Faye Flam

Early this year, a 28-year-old self-described biohacker named Aaron Traywick injected himself with an alleged herpes vaccine prepared by fellow amateur medical researchers. The injection…

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