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On technology-assisted longevity, or: The singularity will not be televised

On technology-assisted longevity, or: The singularity will not be televised And while immortality remains firmly outside our grasp, we’re using technology to improve human longevity today, and have been since the adoption of fire and simple machines.External things like UV radiation (Baz Luhrmann — wear sunscreen!

New shapeshifting medical microbots inspired by germs

New shapeshifting medical microbots inspired by germs Developments in the medical robotics field ranging from tiny experimental robots that can swim through the bloodstream to origami-like creations designed to be swallowed.But one of the more troublesome problems is figuring out how to control microbots once they’re released.