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Biohacking vs PC Hacking: Parallel Movements?

Thanks to the growing open science movement – a societal shift where barriers between scientific institutions and the general population break down and there is increased hands-on involvement of laypersons in scientific research and innovation…



The Present and Future of Bionic Prosthetics

My first real exposure to prosthetics was, funnily enough, through video games. From shooting with nano-augmentations in Deus Ex to playing detective with Rhys’s cybernetic eye in the Borderlands series, it’s clear that the development…





Using stem cells to grow a living brain

Written by Sarah Asbury, Biochemistry Class of 2019, McMaster University When scientists discovered how to reprogram skin cells into neurons, research on neurological disorders broadened. Disorders of the brain have been historically difficult to study…