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Salvo 40

Salvo 40

Column: Biohazards — Topic: ScientismSalvo #40

The Biohackers

Are You Ready for a Cyborg Culture? by Paige Comstock Cunningham

"How I became a cyborg and joined an underground medical movement." Jennifer Booton's attention-grabbing headline introduces her story of having a magnet inserted in her fingertip. Her finger was not sliced by a doctor, as you would expect, but by "a man with metal horns protruding from his forehead and a split tongue."1 Booton, a reporter for Market Watch, got the implant in the course of investigating "grinders," people who tinker with their bodies by having tech devices, . . .


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