I, microbe

  title={I, microbe},
  author={Silvia Bulgheresi},
  journal={Nature Microbiology},
In one of the most controversial movies of the 1990s — David Cronenberg’s Crash (1994) — the eeriest character (Vaughan) claims to be interested in “something we are all intimately involved in: the reshaping of the human body by modern technology”. What foments the fetish for car crashes, and make all characters appear abhorrent to the average spectator, is the possibility to substitute body parts with prostheses, to engineer their bodies with artificial organs. Twenty years after Cronenberg’s… CONTINUE READING