Bionics, Gene Doping, and Brain Training: What's Next for Human Engineering in Sports?
We talked to 'The Body Builders: Inside the Science of the Engineered Human' author Adam Piore about the future of medicine, technology, and performance-enhancement in sports.
Human Enhancement is Happening Whether You Like it or Not
Bionics are taking hold outside of straight-up medical needs. What are we so afraid of?
I Have a Computer Chip in My Brain That Reads My Thoughts
The electrode is part of a system that could help people with paralysis bypass their injuries and reanimate their limbs.
This Drummer Has Three Arms—Two Human, One Robot
Five, six, seven, eight.
This New Bionic Leg Makes Stairs and Slopes No Obstacle
"You don't have to think about walking with this leg."
The Open Source, 3D Printed Bionic Arm Needs to Get a Lot Cheaper
Joel Gibbard wants to make robotic prosthetics both functional and more widely available to amputees.
Cyborgs I Have Loved
There's something sexy about being part machine.
In the Transhumanist Age, We Should Be Repairing Disabilities, Not Sidewalks
Where we're going, we don't need sidewalks.
A Drone Butterfly Army Takes Flight
Festo's eMotionButterflies use infrared cameras to fly like real bugs.
The New Bionic Sports of the Future Transhumanist Olympics
Some futurists think that in just decades, humans will sprint faster than horses, people will shoot guns with near-perfect accuracy using bionic eyes, and athletes will swim entire races without taking a breath.
Boston Bombing Survivors Are Getting Cutting-Edge Bionic Limbs
Last year's marathon bombing cost 14 runners their limbs. Here's a campaign to give them the advanced prosthetics being developed at MIT.
Scientists Created the First Fully-Functioning Bioengineered Skin
Artificial skin that can sweat, grow hair, and morph into normal skin when transplanted into the body is on the horizon.