After a lifetime of intestinal problems, biohacker and former NASA scientist Josiah Zayner declares war on his own body’s microbes. He checks himself into a hotel, sterilizes his body, and embarks on a DIY experiment. The goal: “To completely replace all of the bacteria that are contained within my body.” Read more:
“Gut Hack” is directed by Kate McLean and Mario Furloni. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.
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