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.

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

Gene Editing is Leading to a New Age in Human Health and Longevity

The cutting-edge tech is letting us customize cures and so much more.

February 17, 2017

DARPA: We’re Moving to Merge Humans and Machines

If you can’t beat them, merge with them.

February 14, 2017

Elon Musk: If Humans Are to Survive, We Must Merge With Machines

The tech visionary thinks the best way to control machines is to become one with them.

February 14, 2017

A New Vision-Restoring Brain Implant Could Give Sight to the Blind

This tech skips the eyes and goes straight to the brain.

February 13, 2017

How Close Are We to 3D Printing Humanoid Robots?

We may not have a Dolores any time soon, but we could have fully functioning organs.

February 10, 2017
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