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In the world, there are people who attach various equipment such as chips, metal parts with magnet properties and implants to their bodies, suggesting that both their bodies and brains work better. This relatively new current is called “bio-hacking”, and the people who do it are called “bio-hackers”.

The BBC’s programme has published a news file about bio-hackers who wear various equipment on their bodies, apply very harsh regimes and try to change their DNA.

MN, 42, is also one of the bio-hackers who told the BBC his story.

MN wants to add new ones to the senses, which are now considered five. At the beginning of these is ensuring that humans have the same navigation characteristics as birds.

If you put your hand on MN’s chest, you feel a vibration under your hand every time his face turns north.

The reason for this is an electronic piece that MN had attached to his chest and called “the Northern sense”. Inside this part is a compass chip and Bluetooth connectivity. It’s like a Piercing, ignited into the skin along with two titanium rods.

The design of this piece belongs to a company called Cyborgnest, of which MN is the CEO. MN says the device is the first step in the development of a navigation system that can be fully fitted inside the human body.

He describes his goal as bringing history into what he describes as the ” screen generation.”:

“You walk down the street looking at the phone in your hand. You want to go somewhere, but you don’t even notice what’s going on around you because you look at the screen in your hand all the way until you get there.

“Imagine that you don’t need a phone, you can travel the world like a bird. You’ll always know exactly where you are. The visually impaired can easily find their direction.”

Although the device MN developed is quite unusual at first glance, it remains quite innocent compared to the invention of RD, a 44-year-old carpenter living in the US state of Utah.

MN is a bio-hacker who has made extreme changes to his body.

His fingers have magnets under his skin and two Near-Field Communication (NFC) chips. These have a number of functions, such as connecting to defined websites or opening car doors.

He has a chip on his forehead that measures biological temperature. It constantly monitors body temperature with this chip, which is usually used in pets.

He also has headphone implants inside his ears.

Lee is also experimenting with an app called” Crispr, ” which ranks among the most dangerous and controversial methods of bio-hacking. This method is normally used by scientists to change the structure of the gene.

As scientists continue to work on the dangers and limits of this practice, Lee continues to try it at home, and also accepts the fact that if something goes wrong, he can die:

“We have all this knowledge about genetic engineering. I support the idea that we can change our genes or allow our genetics to be changed, just like getting a tattoo.

“I want to live in a biologically fluid society where people can change their innate characteristics.”

Applying bio-hacking techniques at home can sometimes have bad results.

During our interview, Lee scrapes up his pants and shows the deep scars on his leg. These are from Lee’s attempt to place a single on his tibia. But when his legs were extremely swollen, he had to remove these devices using pliers without taking painkillers.

Director of Virtual Futures, which organizes future-related studies and events, says there is a great interest in bio-hacking, but it is “far from changing the human body in ways that will spread to a wide audience.”:

“All this we have seen is the first steps taken by a group of brave pioneers. Today’s reality is far more experimental (painful) than it has been publicly told.

“A lot of lessons can be learned from the experiments that people do on themselves. In fact, there are growing numbers of people who say bio-hackers have contributed to making progress in wearable and health technologies.”

There are also bio-hackers who are experimental but are experimenting with less radical methods.

Corina Ingram-noehr, 33, an American event organizer who lives in Berlin, practices a daily cure that includes technology, a regime and more than 20 vitamins to keep her physical form at the highest possible level.

Ingram-Noehr’s locker looks like a drugstore. He also uses a power Plate that vibrates 30 to 50 times every second to make his exercises more efficient. And it uses infrared rays to provide collagen accumulation in its skin during vibration.

Moreover, he walks the streets of Berlin in shorts in freezing temperatures. He says it’s a cheap bio-hacking version of cryotherapy, a form of freezing treatment, and he admits it’s pretty funny by the cops he encounters on the road.

Ingram-Noehr’s introduction to bio-hacking occurred after he suffered a concussion that caused him to have trouble talking.

At the time, his boss advised him to try medium chain triglycerides (MCT) fat, and after keeping this advice, he began to feel noticeably better:

“All of a sudden I felt like all the dams had opened up and I asked myself, ‘if even this little thing makes such a difference, what else can I do?’

“Bio-hacking means for me to regain control of my own biological production. It’s like taking a shortcut to where you want to be, resorting to shortcuts for your health. At least I think so.”


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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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