A brand new Heinlein story! Robert A. Heinlein wrote a funny cyborg story in response to a cyborg anthology that was dedicated to him, Human Machines. And this rare find is finally appearing in a magazine, the May issue of Galaxy's Edge. » 3/12/15 2:40pm 3/12/15 2:40pm

On This Week's Archer, It's A Bloody Great Sterling And Pam Road Trip

This week's episode, "Edie's Wedding," is all about relationships. It's also the most brutally violent ep yet in season six. Coincidence? NOPE. Some spoilers ahead! » 1/30/15 4:00pm 1/30/15 4:00pm

The First Person To Ever Receive Two Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arms

Meet Les Baugh, a double amputee from Colorado who lost both his arms in an electrical accident nearly 40 years ago. He's now entered into the history books by becoming the first person to ever receive two shoulder-level prosthetic arms that he can control with his mind. » 12/19/14 12:21pm 12/19/14 12:21pm

A Cyborg Veteran Heads To His Final Battle—But It's Not What He Expects

A weary soldier in the distant future contemplates what he's made of his life—the path that he's chosen, the lives he's taken. But as he steps into battle ring one more time, he finds that his life is in for a drastic change. » 9/21/14 4:00pm 9/21/14 4:00pm

​The 12 Worst Cyborg Movies Of All Time

Before the zombie craze, if you wanted to make a cheap genre movie with a decent shot of making your money back, you made a cyborg film. For some reason, audiences couldn't get enough of these combinations of man and machine, no matter how crappy they were. Here's the proof. » 9/11/14 10:16am 9/11/14 10:16am

This Is The 1980s Cyborg Action Movie You've Always Dreamed Of Seeing

It's hard to believe that something as perfect as 1986's The Eliminators exists — just check out this section, where the cyborg hero removes his legs and turns himself into a tank, to escape from the top-secret evil facility where he was built. And then teams up with a roboticist, played by a young Denise Crosby. » 8/05/14 8:00pm 8/05/14 8:00pm

Getting To The Planet Turned Out To Be Easy, Compared To Living There

Concept artist Yohann Schepacz has a great knack for depicting spacecraft and other advanced technology in the middle of desolate or untouched alien landscapes. He works at Eidos Montreal but also has his own design studio, OXAN. Check out some more of his astonishing concept art below. » 8/04/14 5:08pm 8/04/14 5:08pm

A Love Story About A Cyborg Leaving Her Wife On A Space Elevator Launch

The lyrical short film Auroras takes us into a neon-lit future where space elevators rocket people past the atmosphere, but the story at its heart is a familiar one: that of two lovers separated by circumstance, dreaming of the day they'll be reunited. » 7/09/14 2:30pm 7/09/14 2:30pm

Must Watch: Cyberpunk Short Film About An Addictive Drug Called Mech

It's well worth checking out this five-minute short film, Mech: Human Trials. Not only has it been picked up to become a full-length movie (something there's plenty of scope for), but it's also packing enough excitement and cool ideas into five minutes to keep you rewatching and rewinding. » 6/04/14 5:30pm 6/04/14 5:30pm

Brain-inspired Microchips Simulate One Million Neurons In Real Time

By modeling a circuit board on the human brain, Stanford bioengineers have developed microchips that are 9,000 times faster than a typical PC. Called Neurogrid, these energy-efficient circuits could eventually power autonomous robots and advanced prosthetic limbs. » 4/29/14 8:15am 4/29/14 8:15am

The First-Ever Cyborg Games Are Set For 2016

The Paralympic Games are great, but what the technology-assisted athletes of the future really need is an event to call their own. Introducing Cybathlon 2016 — a championship for robot-assisted parathletes. » 4/04/14 4:00pm 4/04/14 4:00pm

Schwarzenegger Reveals New Terminator Secrets And Why His Cyborg Ages

Speaking with MTV, Terminator star Arnold Schwarzenegger discussed the newest entry in the franchise, Genesis, and not only gave away some major details about the movie, but also explained why the T-800 cyborg he plays will appear to look like a 66-year-old. » 3/26/14 6:25am 3/26/14 6:25am

Design Directives: Remaking Robocop's Interface for the 21st Century

The Robocop remake doesn't just reinvent his outer shell with a sleek new shape — it also changes how the cyborg police officer sees the rest of the world. We spoke to lead designer Mert Kizilay from the L.A. design studio yU+Co about creating a new user interface for Robocop. » 2/21/14 1:15pm 2/21/14 1:15pm

The Most Insane Moments from Robocop: The TV Series

Robocop has fought crime in four movies and a slew of comic books — but meanwhile, he's also had a pretty wild ride on television. The cyborg lawman starred in a "family friendly" 1990s TV show and a 2001 miniseries, which pushed him to places the movies never contemplated. Here are Robocop's craziest moments on TV. » 2/13/14 12:00pm 2/13/14 12:00pm

This cyborg mystery novel is what Intelligence could have been

One of the reasons Intelligence has fizzled is that it took a solid premise—a government agent with a chip in brain—and failed to do anything interesting with it. K.B. Spangler's novel Digital Divide, on the other hand, takes the idea of cyborg agents and runs with it in a tale of murder and anti-cyborg prejudice. » 2/06/14 12:20pm 2/06/14 12:20pm

This cybernetic hand is the first to give amputees a sense of touch

You're looking at LifeHand2, a prosthetic limb that allows amputees to feel sensory-rich information in real time. The futuristic device, which transmits signals to nerves in the upper arm, is not yet commercially available or portable — but it represents an important proof-of-concept as researchers work to create… » 2/05/14 11:30am 2/05/14 11:30am

How to apply Borg naming conventions to your chickens

Suppose you keep chickens, and you want to name them according to the Borg designations? So if you've got four chickens, they're one of four, two of four, etc.? So far so good. But then what if one dies and is replaced? That's the dilemma one message board considered. » 1/02/14 1:35pm 1/02/14 1:35pm

These robotic armor leggings will bring out your inner cyborg

Looking for a pair of stockings to give you that stylish bionic touch? Vancouver-based Mitmunk has released a set of bionic-themed printed leggings that will get the job done. » 12/27/13 11:20am 12/27/13 11:20am

Cyborg card players of the 1920s. Hermann Peschel, seated at right, lost his left arm and his right arm below the elbow in the First World War. The grip of these super-early artificial arms could be controlled by shoulder movements. » 12/05/13 1:20pm 12/05/13 1:20pm

Space technology company builds a functioning artificial heart

An artificial heart that took 15 years to develop has been approved for human trials. The device, which was fashioned from biological tissue and parts of miniature satellite equipment, combines the latest advances in medicine, biology, electronics, and materials science. » 12/05/13 10:20am 12/05/13 10:20am