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Life as a Human Guinea Pig: Inside the Weird World of Medical Studies

Medical experiments can be quite bizarre — I once heard about one that involved injecting subjects with various kinds of animal feces. After a year of participating in various clinical trials for cash, photographer and recent art-school graduate Josh Dickinson decided to start a project called Studied to document what it’s like to be a human guinea pig. His experiences range from being pricked with needles and subjected to pain to being suffocated…

You can find the rest of the project (including videos) over on Dickinson’s website.

(via Wired)


Image credits: Photographs by Josh Dickinson and used with permission


 
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  • http://www.facebook.com/happytinfoilcat HappyTinfoil Cat

    One of my few high school pals made a living selling brain tissue, etc. He died young. He had two rare congenital diseases.