Seeing life from the bottom of a microscope: 'Guinea Pig Zero' offers career tips for lab rats
Human guinea pigs have a long and rich history; from antiquity to the present, medical experimentation has provided untolled cures, saving millions of lives. Furthermore, in recent years, it has given desperate students an opportunity to make money with minimal skills. In addition to underwriting my father's education, it also provided the funding for El Mariachi, Robert Rodriguez's debut film!
If you're thinking about getting involved in the fun and exciting world of scientific experimentation, there's now a magazine that focuses the world of the lab rat. With columns on the history and ethics of experimentation, current laws, research, and other topics of interest to human experimentation subjects, Guinea Pig Zero enables readers to transcend their position at the bottom of the scientific food chain!
Bruce Watson is a freelance writer, blogger, and all-around cheapskate. Contrary to popular belief, he has never been the subject of psychiatric experimentation. Now alien abduction, on the other hand...