The French Just Successfully Implanted A Long-Term Artificial Human Heart
We are one step closer to fulfilling everyone's greatest dream/fear: becoming a terrifying race of immortal cyborgs! French biomedical firm Carmat has successfully implanted its prototype artificial human heart, and the patient is alive and kicking.Read on...
British Dad Shows Off Even More Prosthetic Arm Shenanigans [Video]
In November 2012, we were introduced to Nigel Ackland, who lost part of his arm in a work accident some years ago. His replacement prosthetic was upgraded to a BeBionic3 -- a bionic hand, if you will. Now he's back with some new tricks, in which he demonstrates the use his sensor-based bionic hand to tie shoes, deal cards, make coffee, and other...more alarming things.Read on...
Stupid Cyborg Tricks: British Dad Shows Off His Awesome Prosthetic ArmNigel Ackland lost his arm in an accident about six years ago, and recently received an upgrade to his prosthetics: the newly released BeBionic3. Though it starts off a little on the technical side, this three minute video demonstrates that the BeBionic3 is a pretty impressive piece of cybernetics. With it, Ackland can type, hold a mouse, and even do a "bring it on" style taunt -- which, granted, does make him look a little like a character in a fighting game.Read on...