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.

Peter Diamandis Thinks We’re Evolving Toward “Meta-Intelligence”

Peter Diamandis argues we're evolving toward "Meta-Intelligence" over the next 30 years.

January 7, 2017

Revolutionary Bioprinting Tech Results in Beating Heart Cells

This gives "body building" a whole new meaning.

January 4, 2017

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

A better CRISPR could be on the way.

January 3, 2017

Bill and Melinda Gates are Funding an Implant That Could Help Prevent HIV

Billionaire philanthropists join the fight against HIV.

January 3, 2017

Doctors Will Soon Be Able To 3D Print Implants In Seconds

Hyper-elastic bone is cheap, versatile, and easy to print.

January 2, 2017

Bionic Humans: This Sleek Power Suit Helps Restore Mobility

Superflex isn't going to turn you into Iron Man but can help a lot of people.

December 28, 2016

A Treatment for Blindness? NHS to Install Bionic Eyes in 10 Patients

Government funding for the procedure aims to give hope to those who have been blind for years.

December 27, 2016

The New Cas9? Scientists Discover CasX and CasY Enzymes in Bacteria

This discovery could improve the already groundbreaking gene editing technique.

December 27, 2016

This Robotic Arm Can Be Controlled With Your Mind

It could help millions of people who are physically disabled.

December 25, 2016

Could We Hack Our Brains to Gain New Senses?

Technology is making it possible to experience the world in new ways.

December 25, 2016
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