Artificial jellyfish created from heart cells

Scientists in the US have created a free swimming artificial jellyfish. The team members built the replica using silicone as a base on which to grow heart muscle cells that were harvested from rats. They used an electric current to shock the Medusoid into swimming with synchronised contractions that mimic those of real jellyfish. The […]

The Artificial Habitat for Mankind: This Isn’t the End of the Road

Humanity is under attack. Our men are are dying out. The future of mankind is uncertain. The Global Future 2045 Congress held in Russia early this year discussed the future of humanity amidst a technological revolution. Transhumanist leader Ray Kurzweil was in attendance among other top technology leaders. Maksim Kalashnikov, a Soviet Union apologist, also […]

Lasers Power Pentagon’s Next-Gen Artificial Limbs

By Katie Drummond, Wired.com The Pentagon’s already got brain-controlled prosthetics, and they are a major improvement over old-school artificial limbs. The devices are far from perfect, however. They rely on metal implants, which aren’t compatible with the body’s tissues, and they can only transmit a few signals at a time — turning what should be […]

iRobot becomes a reality as man gets smartphone built into his artificial arm

By EMMA REYNOLDS, Mail Online iRobot has become a reality after a British man became the world’s first person to have a smartphone dock built into his prosthetic arm. Trevor Prideaux, who was born without a left arm, can now call and text with ease using the Nokia C7 stuck in his fibreglass and laminate […]

Scientists Create Rat Cyborg With Artificial Cerebellum

An artificial cerebellum has restored lost brain function in rats, bringing the prospect of cyborg-style brain implants a step closer to reality. An Artificial cerebellum has restored lost brain function in rats, bringing the prospect of cyborg-style brain implants a step closer to reality. Such implants could eventually be used to replace areas of brain […]