Enhanced Humans

Augmented humans aren't starry-eyed visions of the future—they're walking among us right now. From cochlear implants to robotic limbs controlled by our minds, the fields of biotechnology and gene editing are allowing us to dictate evolution and engineer a new kind of human. Here, we’ll take a look at the scientific and technological breakthroughs that are transforming our bodies and reshaping the future of humanity.

(Un)Becoming Human: Tech-Augmented Human Workers Have Arrived

Robot-augmented humans are officially walking the Earth.

May 22, 2017

Need a Hand? This Prosthetic Limb Can Move on Its Own.

Need a hand? This prosthetic limb can move on its own.

May 22, 2017

Five Ways Elon Musk’s Brain-Computer Interface Could Transform the World

This technology could have limitless applications.

May 18, 2017

DNA Editing May Be Able to Cure Genetic Disorders

What if we could edit DNA to treat incurable diseases?

May 8, 2017

Researchers Just Found a Way to Create Better Bionic Eyes

This breakthrough could help millions regain their sense of sight.

May 6, 2017

Millions of Premature Babies Have Been Saved, Thanks to Physics

Prior to the invention of this device, 3 out of 4 diagnosed infants would die.

May 6, 2017

These Shoes Are Powered by Your Steps

SolePower boots are cloud connected, track location, have sensors, and lights.

May 3, 2017

DARPA Is Planning to Hack the Human Brain to Let Us “Upload” Skills

In the future, we will be learning faster than we ever dreamed possible.

May 2, 2017

An Inventor Just Flew in a Real Life Iron Man Suit

Jet-powered suits are officially a reality.

May 2, 2017

When will we be able to genetically engineer humans who are not susceptible to disease?

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