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Huge Pew study says human augmentation will be a hard sell, but it probably won’t be

Huge Pew study says human augmentation will be a hard sell, but it probably won’t be There are basically two arguments against non-medical human augmentation.The study focuses most powerfully on gene editing of babies and adults, upgraded synthetic blood, and intracranial brain implants for cognitive enhancement.

Self-destructing batteries could change recycling, medical implants, even war

Self-destructing batteries could change recycling, medical implants, even war The concept of self-destructing technology takes the inherent consumption at the heart of consumer electronics and brings it to the forefront.There’s something many people find almost distasteful about tech that’s designed to destroy itself — even if the timeline for that destruction is longer than the device could realistically last.

Drug delivery implants could change the way we approach chronic conditions

Drug delivery implants could change the way we approach chronic conditions There’s a trend in medicine toward using implants to deliver medication over long periods of time.They eliminate the possibility that a patient’s pain meds could be sold, stolen, or otherwise fall into the wrong hands.