A gallery of biotech devices that could give you superpowers right now

Biotechnology now outpaces the bodies we were born with. Today, we can give ourselves additional senses or improve the ones we've got, and we can heighten our strength while also building limbs better than the breakable ones most of us have. Here's a gallery of all the human enhancements that will be improving lives… » 7/21/11 8:00am 7/21/11 8:00am

Japan Is Creating Your Future Cyborg Overlords Right Now

Wow, I don't know what's crazier — that there's a Japanese company called Cyberdyne, or the fact that it's creating cyborg limbs that look sort of like 1960s Cybermen. Or maybe the fact that its cyborg limbs are called "Human Assistive Limb," or HAL for short. What's next? The Brilliant Organ Replacement Group? It's… » 10/07/08 4:40pm 10/07/08 4:40pm

A Peepshow of the Best Futuristic Vision Systems

Science fiction is terrific at helping you imagine how you'd enhance, hack, and upgrade your own body — especially your eyeballs. Humans have been trying to improve on the sense of sight since 1300, when spectacles were invented. What comes next? Take a look at our list of some of the vision enhancement tools that… » 1/04/08 11:00am 1/04/08 11:00am