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.

A New Device Could Make Memory Implants a Reality

And it could eradicate memory loss.

January 17, 2017

Meet the Startup That Wants to Restore Your Youth With Blood Transfusions

What would you do in order to stay young?

January 17, 2017

Meet The Glasses That Can Fix Colorblindness

EnChroma makes glasses that correct red-green color blindness.

January 16, 2017

Researchers Use a Watch to Make Pacemakers Battery-Free

This mechanism forms a perfect loop of energy transfer.

January 16, 2017

A New Anti-Aging Technique Just Made It to Clinical Trials

This could also restore a woman's fertility.

January 15, 2017

Pregnancy Without Men? New Research Lets Us Make Babies From Skin Cells

The future of pregnancy is wilder than we ever dreamed.

January 13, 2017

Future Health: 2017’s Most Exciting Medical Advances

What does the next year have in store for the human body?

January 9, 2017

Now You Can Control A Wheelchair With The Tip Of Your Tongue

Georgia Tech developed a tongue-driven system to aid paralyzed patients.

January 9, 2017

How Life Extension Can Save The World

Living longer forces us, as a society, to come up with a solution for the problems that could compromise our future, as they are now decidedly our problems.

January 5, 2017

Controlling CRISPR: Researchers May Have Found An “Off-Switch” for Gene-Editing

A better CRISPR could be on the way.

January 3, 2017
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