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  • Yeah, I have some experience with administering polypeptide injections subcutaneously that isn’t supposed to be injected into the bloodstream, so usually I’m much more careful. Lapse of judgement, thankfully no lasting effects. The legality of it…
  • I get it “OTC” from a pharmacy website. I have OTC in quotations because the pharmacy is based out of another country, one where lidocaine for injections isn’t regulated. The only bad side effects of lidocaine I’ve had is the usual ones when dealing…
  • Not really sure what I'm looking at. If the skin ABOVE the magnet is messed up, I'd say it is likely that the magnet will reject. Under normal circumstances, the skin above the magnet should remain mostly unchanged, because you're not really doing a…
  • If it is clear and transparent, that means there's no blood flow and that tissue is more than likely dead. Not a good thing. Obviously, some whiteness and bruises are to be expected, as you're severing capillaries and arterioles in the tissue, so yo…
    in Rejecting? Comment by trroyyc May 11
  • As long as it heals closed with the magnet underneath, it was successful. With that said, with such a small magnet, there's very little reason to create such a large initial incision and pocket. The incision only needs to be big enough to get the ma…
  • I think this is a good idea, especially for medical supplies like lidocaine, where the legal grey area of buying lidocaine for injection makes it somewhat difficult to locate.
  • Sensation of prosthetics is pretty new, but has been shown to work in some best-case scenario amputation and prosthetics. They're mighty expensive and the sensation is extremely limited, but hey, it is a good start on eventually making prosthetics t…
  • Couple inches - it could be that, but I'm surprised it worked for as long as it did before breaking. Each of the three times, my friend would build it, test it at his lab (and it would work just fine), I take it home, it works for a bit, then stops.…
  • Well... I am not made for electronics. The amplifier chip, repeatedly, 3x now, breaks. Not sure why or how, but it does. If anyone is interesting in selling a prebuilt amp board + coil, let me know. I've been having my engineer friend build it, and …
  • Oh, I already plan on doing this one day, hopefully sooner rather than later. If you truly believe in a science or field, you must be willing to sacrifice a part of yourself to further said field. I think BIID doesn't apply here; the desire for a p…
  • Definitely remove it just in case. Even if intravenous neodymium hasn't been shown to be toxic doesn't mean it isn't toxic. I definitely think more research should be done on this, but I promise you, it's not worth it to test on yourself, at least …
  • Anyone have an idea of how many coils to use in my solenoid? It's 30AWG so I can coil it a LOT but I don't know if there's a point where it is too much.
  • I wouldn't implant it, at least without running a decently-long saline test.
  • Still, I think peer reviewing would benefit this community. Credibility to non-biohacking academic circles would be nice, but having a peer reviewed journal would be beneficial to us as well. The Biohack forum is nice but it isn't very official and …
  • Definitely look into it!! I was just checking out the Adhear which is a non-surgical adhesive bone conducting speaker that goes behind the ear. Unfortunately it is a medical device so I can't imagine it would be easy to obtain unless you had hearing…
  • Update: I just placed an order for an xG3. I'm going to remove one of the ones I currently have, let it heal, and install the xG3 so I can compare typical disc 3mm*1mm n52's with the xG3. With one in each ear, I think it should be easier for me to …
  • Just got done with the magnet implantation. We decided it would interesting to experiment with the placement of the magnets, so my right one is deeper into my tragus, parallel and relatively close to my ear canal, while my left one is more superfici…
  • Okay so what I'm seeing is that the amp chip is behind the ear, as well as the solenoid. I think you're underselling the size of amp chips at the moment, but that is a small hurdle. The solenoid would have to be really small, so I imagine you might …
  • I'm in the same mindset as you are, trying to find another way to position the solenoid. One big solenoid is just not the most efficient way to create magnetic fields for this purpose. You would have to use much MORE wire to produce the same strengt…
  • (Quote) You are an angel. A true saint. Thank you so much!! I purchased everything else, got some 30AWG magnet wire so I should be able to make a pretty powerful solenoid.
  • (Quote) Ordered all the parts, except for the amplifier breakout board. I don't know too much about microcontrollers so I'm having trouble finding one that suits my needs (has audio jack, can be powered with 9 volt battery). I'll keep looking, but i…
  • (Quote) I was looking into getting two xG3's for this purpose, but they're out of stock for the time being and the reason I need these is time sensitive. I'll definitely have a friend there to lend a hand but there's few people I trust to be using a…
  • @Zwytechhacker I didn't say it was new, but this is the most advanced form of that technology, and the first one to be marketed towards everyday people (eventually). I fail to see how this is relevant to any photonic connectome, or really any connec…
  • I've only been able to eyeball it; you want it to be deep enough where it isn't going to reject but not deep enough where it isn't in contact with the neuron-dense subcutaneous tissue. The pocket depth should be around the lower layers of the subcut…
  • I don't see where the benefit would be of a USB attached to you vs a USB you just carry with you, unless the reason was privacy. Movement of important files, perhaps something that could get you in trouble, or something that could get you rich. In e…
  • Hypothetically you would be able to reduce further pigmentation of dermal tissue by slowing (or stopping) the development of melanocytes. But melanocytes do a lot more than just pigment the skin, there's a disorder known as Waardenburg syndrome that…
  • @Cassox does reducing inflammation prevent rejection, or will it just ease pain?
  • That's the biggest reason I'm having a friend who knows this sort of stuff do mine, otherwise I would do it. It is pretty hard to tell. Take what I say with a grain of salt, but mid/deep dermis is about 2mm deep. But this depends on a lot of factors…
  • Can you tell if the bump is from the magnet or from inflammation? Just wondering. It's a good idea to remove it anyways. If it is from the magnet, it is most likely too shallow and will end up being rejected and then ejected from the body. If it is …
  • CRISPR gene editing, while revolutionary and interesting, unfortunately only works at on a single cell at a time. CRISPR alone unfortunately isn't feasible for genetic biohacking, unless you were a single celled zygote. Anyways, I'll share this aro…