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Printing a Cyborg Ear

Merging functional electronics with 3D printing that adds layers of a hydrogel matrix allows researchers to grow cartilage tissue and form a simple bionic ear. Now they just need to add blood vessels and skin. Printable ‘bionic’ ear melds electronics and biology 0 [princeton.edu] Using 3-D printing tools, scientists at Princeton University have created a […]

RoboRoach, a Kickstarter Project

The RoboRoach: Control a living insect from your smartphone! – [kickstarter.com] What is the RoboRoach? The RoboRoach is the world’s first commercially available cyborg! That’s right… A real-life Insect Cyborg! Part cockroach and part machine. This is not a gimmick… just good ol’ fashion neuroscience, evolution and engineering. How does it work? Our Roboroach is […]

Advances in Cyborg Technology

Artificial Body Technology in the Service of Man – [2045.com] When skeptics voice doubts about the viability of creating an artificial human body in the coming decades, it attests only to the fact that they are not very familiar with the scientific and technological achievements that have been made in this field of late. They […]

Man Will Become Machine

Trailer for the movie, “Prototype”: The Prototype Official Teaser Trailer #1 (2013) – Andrew Will Sci-Fi Movie HD – [youtube.com]

Exoskeleton

Several companies are developing exoskeleton devices that can improve the physical abilities of a human body. This idea, that was once soley in the domain of science fiction and “IronMan” comics, is now coming to life in real products. ROBOT SUIT HAL – [cyberdyne.jp] “Robot Suit HAL” is a cyborg-type robot that can expand and […]

Cyborg Science

We can already repair and even augment our bodies with both artificial and transplanted body components. (see Rebuilding Our Bodies) Science and technology are rapidly pushing forward to a point where it will become possible for our bodies to be *mostly* artificial instead of organic.  The articles below offer some of the blueprints for how this […]

Rebuilding Our Bodies

We now have the ability to rebuild our bodies; at least in a limited sense, but that limitation is shrinking rapidly. Prosthetic Replacements Artificial replacement limbs and dentures have been used for thousands of years. Roman Capua Leg – [wikipedia.org] Prosthetic replacements have dramatically improved their functionality and their human-like appearance with increases in technological […]

Dextrous Robot Hand

Dextrous Robot Hand

The Dextrous Robot Hand by Shadow Considered to be the most advanced Dextrous Hand in the world! The Shadow Hand is the closest robot Hand to the human Hand available. It provides 24 movements, allowing a direct mapping from a human to the robot. The Shadow Hand has integrated sensing and position control, allowing precise […]