"A group of 'biohackers' in Germany has implanted LED lights under their skin.

The men each had a Northstar V1 chip - which is about the size of a large coin - implanted into their hands.

The chip features a ring of LED lights and is designed to be able to light up tattoos from beneath the skin, emulating the bioluminescence of jellyfish.

[A group of 'biohackers' in Germany has implanted LED lights under their skin. The men each had a Northstar V1 chip - which is about the size of a large coin - implanted into their hands]
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A group of 'biohackers' in Germany has implanted LED lights under their skin. The men each had a Northstar V1 chip - which is about the size of a large coin - implanted into their hands

The 15 minute surgical procedure was offered by Pittsburgh-based Grindhouse Wetware which claims to use 'safe' technology to create cyborgs.

It was carried out by Swedish tattoo artist, Jowan Österlund, over the weekend at the German city's Cyborg Fair."

 

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