Biohacking

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH  Context: Biohacking is gaining traction in India, with enthusiasts experimenting with various techniques like cryotherapy and IV therapy.   What is Biohacking? Biohacking involves using scientific knowledge and experimentation to optimize one’s body and mind. It encompasses various practices aimed at improving physical and mental performance, longevity, and …

Examples of Ethics (Biohacking, Mahsa Amini)

GS Paper 4  Syllabus: Applications of Ethics   Source: ORF Example 1:  Biohacking: Elon Musk’s brain-chip startup, Neuralink, has received approval to begin the first human trial of its brain implant designed for paralysis patients.   About the Trial: The trial will focus on individuals with paralysis due to cervical spinal cord injury or amyotrophic …