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Biohacking, biohacker, or biohack may refer to:

  • Biohackers, 2020 German techno-thriller streaming television series

Science and medicine[edit]

  • Body hacking, the application of the hacker ethic to improve one's own body
  • CRISPR gene editing, genetic engineering technique in molecular biology by which the genomes of living organisms may be modified
  • Do-it-yourself biology, movement in which individuals and small organizations study biology
  • Gene knockout, genetic engineering technique that involves the targeted removal or inactivation of a specific gene within an organism's genome
  • Quantified self, measuring various biomarkers and behaviors to try to optimize health
  • Performance psychology, improving ones mental and behavioural capabilities to boost performance
  • Synthetic biology, field of science that involves redesigning organisms for useful purposes by engineering them to have new abilities

See also[edit]

  • Nootropic, drugs, supplements, and other substances to improve cognitive function in healthy individuals
  • Nutrigenomics, study of the relationship between human genome, nutrition and health
  • Self-experimentation in medicine, scientific experimentation in which the experimenter conducts the experiment on themselves