The future soldier may be enhanced.
Armed forces around the world are exploring technological and biological enhancements to their soldiers. But this raises a number of serious ethical concerns, before, during and after conflict.
A tool in place of your arm or a stereo for your leg? How our attitudes towards human enhancement have changed.
Will China be the first to genetically enhance future generations?
Regulations, funding and public opinion around genetically enhancing future generations vary from country to country. Here's why China may be poised to be the pioneer.
The next generation of neuroprosthetics could communicate directly with the brain to tackle diseases such as epilepsy and blindness.
Transhumanism sees mind uploading as the ultimate destiny of humanity, but it's actually a dangerous distraction.
Are your colleagues using drugs to succeed at work?
Smart drugs are known to boost cognition in healthy people – but are they a form of cheating?
The appliance of science.
Doctors are working to reconnect the brain to paralysed limbs.
Chris Harrison, Scott Saponas, Desney Tan, Dan Morris - Microsoft Research
Imagine if your smartphone was built into your arm. Flexible organic electronics could one day make artificial skin displays a reality.
How soft robotics could help paralysed people walk again without the need for clunky equipment.
Tinkering with the brain to ease the mind.
Will a bit of brain stimulation to lift our spirits ahead of a night out be commonplace in the future?
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A new community is experimenting on their own bodies with electronic implants, says the man who pioneered the idea nearly 20 years ago.