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.

Can Science Transform Us Into Superheroes?

We may have the power, but are we ready for the responsibility?

12 hours ago

New E-Tattoos Let You Control Your Smartphone Using Your Skin

Skin is the new screen.

March 20, 2017

Get Ready for Drug-Delivering Tattoos and Bones That Can Harvest Energy

The tech will let you enhance your body from the inside out.

March 18, 2017

Scientists Have Created A Way to “Delete” DNA in Living Cells

“Molecular scissors” can literally snip away disease-causing DNA.

March 2, 2017

Gene Editing Could Make You Smarter

Is a better brain just a few genetic modifications away?

February 28, 2017

New “Brain-Reading Computers” Let the Paralyzed Communicate Using Their Thoughts

We're getting better at using our brains to control machines.

February 24, 2017

Are We Already Living in the Age of the Cyborg?

Your neighbor could already be part cyborg.

February 24, 2017

Should Gene Editing Be a Human Right?

The right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of the perfect DNA.

February 23, 2017

“Cyborg” Brain Electrodes Could Help the Paralyzed Walk Again

We’re one step closer to bionic humans.

February 22, 2017

Doctors Gave This Man a New Face

The procedure took 56 hours and required the help of 60 doctors and nurses.

February 20, 2017
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