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Scrappy Biohackers Test Night-Vision Eyedrops

“Science isn't a mystical language that only a few elite people can speak.”

Night vision cat by Rodrigo Lorca via Flickr

If you’ve been looking for something interesting to put into your eyeballs, but don’t know where to start, great news! Science for the Masses, a biohacking group out of California, has devised a method to give people temporary night vision by dripping a chlorophyll-related chemical directly onto the eyes. Mic reports that the substance is a “kind of chlorophyll analog called Chlorin e6 (or Ce6), which is found in some deep-sea fish and is used as an occasional method to treat night blindness.”

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Can Bio-Powered Jewelry Help Solve Our Addiction To Energy?

With “Energy Addicts,” industrial artist Naomi Kizhner imagines a world where power comes from the blood in our veins

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Industrial designer Naomi Kizhner imagines a future in which mankind’s appetite for energy has forced us to look within ourselves as new sources of power. In response to this not entirely implausible possibility, Kizhner created a series of jewelry concepts designed to raise questions about the role of energy in our society and the shifting relationship between biology and technology.

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Taste of Tech: Biohacking the Future

How to make your own genetically modified seed—and what might happen if you do.

This Taste of Tech post is the fourth in a series exploring the science and technology of food in partnership with Gearfuse. Don't miss last week's post on the complicated relationship between industrial production lines and pure food by Matthew Battles.

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