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.

Watch: CRISPR Babies, Eugenics, and Why It May be Impossible

Is it even possible to come to some kind of global consensus for these gene technologies?

July 20, 2017

This Exoskeleton Suit Is Made with Bullet-Proof Materials

Russia has developed new combat suits for soldiers featuring an exoskeleton and ballistic protection.

July 18, 2017

Watch: How Big Can A Person Get?

The blueprint in our genes dictate just how big we can get.

July 18, 2017

This 3D-Printed Human Heart Can Do Everything a Real One Can

Like a real heart, down to the last beat.

July 17, 2017

New Development Makes Next-Level Brain Implants Possible

Thanks to silicon advancements, Elon Musk's neural lace could be closer than we think.

July 12, 2017

Humanity Is About to Transition To “Evolution by Intelligent Direction”

This is the most exciting time in human history.

July 12, 2017

U.S. Department of Defense Has Enlisted Six Teams to Develop New Brain-Computer-Interface Technologies

It could help enhance human intelligence and even treat paralysis.

July 11, 2017

This Wearable MRI Device Could Help Us Read Minds

The tech would let a user literally see inside someone else's head.

July 10, 2017

Third Thumb Prosthetic Pushes Boundaries of Human Capability

This new prosthesis is “aiming to reframe prosthetics as extensions of the body.”

July 10, 2017
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