Has the cyborg era started? While we are a long way from building a RoboCop, an increasing array of complex medical implants are available. Some scientists have peered into a crystal ball to predict the future of technology.
Russian experts are developing robots designed not only to minimize casualties in terrorist attacks but also to neutralize terrorists the Russian state finds to be potential threats, despite they haven’t yet done anything wrong.
Russian billionaire Dmitry Itskov has restarted the trans-human debate of previous years and much earlier artificial life form theories with this project to create a real cyborg by 2045. The idea is fascinating, but the difficulties are very real.
They may creep us out now, but cockroaches could be used to help save lives in collapsed buildings one day soon. Researchers at North Carolina State University have figured out a way to install an electronic system in a living cockroach to steer the bugs.
Scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland were able to activate a cybernetic "feedback loop" between a common baking and brewing yeast and a computer, to gain precise control over specific genes, the BBC reported.