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.

How We Can Regenerate the Human Body

Hearing loss, burn wounds, and even baldness could soon be a thing of the past.

56 mins ago

Wearable Earpiece Translates Language in Real Time

Through the use of an earpiece and accompanying app, two people can speak to each other without needing to know the others language.

November 16, 2017

For the First Time Ever, Scientists Boosted Human Memory With a Brain Implant

The device could be life-changing for dementia sufferers.

November 14, 2017

Ford Pilots a New Exoskeleton to Lessen Worker Fatigue

One million overhead tasks a year become easier thanks to a non-powered support gear.

November 10, 2017

Here’s How CRISPR Gene Editing is Allowing us to Rewrite Life Itself

CRISPR gene editing is a revolutionary technology that allows us to create, and recreate, life.

October 26, 2017

Brain Implants Will Drive Our Evolution and “Extend Our Capabilities”

"In the future, we will be designing how we evolve our brains.”

October 23, 2017

Here’s How Humans Will Look in 1,000 Years

From their genetic codes to their artificial implants, the humans of the future will probably look very different from you.

October 15, 2017

Elon Musk Wants to Meld the Human Brain With Computers. Here’s a Realistic Timeline.

How close are we to uniting our minds with machines?

October 15, 2017

The Future is Here: Six Of Today’s Most Advanced, Real-Life Cyborgs

Welcome to your cyborg future.

October 12, 2017

Living Forever Will Only Benefit Humanity If We’re Also Healthy Forever

Longevity research is exciting, but the real goal isn't living longer — it's living healthier longer.

October 11, 2017
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