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Augmentation

Staying healthy long enough for radical life extension to become a reality is like to involve body augmentation as drugs and healthy living will only get us so far. So human body interventions are likely to be needed such as replacement organs and body parts, or even external augmentation such as exoskeletons to keep us mobile.

Read more about: Artificial Organs, Biohacking, Brain Interface, Exoskeleton, Nootropics, Prostheses, Vision.

Resources

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Book

Postcyberpunk thriller novel by Ramez Naam. Winner of the Prometheus Award.

Event
Health Optimisation Summit 2021
28-May-2022 to 29-May-2022

Organized by London Health Optimisation Biohacker Social Circle

Company

Drug development company focused on the development of drugs for the treatment of age-related diseases

Company

Company specifically focused on targeted delivery of the biologic, Leukaemia Inhibitory Factor (LIF)

Company

UK-based company that develops low-cost bionic hands

Company

Company enabling neuroscience research with tailored non-invasive brain stimulation and brain imaging solutions

Company

Advanced and innovative technologies within the fields of prosthetics, braces, supports and compression therapy

Company

Company that develops wearable exoskeletons for military, civilian and medical uses

Event

London Futurists webinar about transhumanism with Stefan Lorenz Sorgner (FREE)

Video

BBC Click meets biohackers and companies who believe it will be possible to live on to well beyond 100

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Augmentation Blog Posts

Impli Implantables Presents at London Futurists
26-Feb-2020 Anna Luisa Schaffgotsch talked about the history and future in implant technology

Nexus Book Review (Ramez Naam)
02-Sep-2019 A thought-provoking book with the same thorough detail given to the near future as Iain M. Banks does to the far future culture universe.

Action Man bionic eyes coming to an opticians near you soon
26-Feb-2015

Chip sandwich anyone? Human on a chip and chip on a cell
06-Feb-2015

Machine controls human - next step an app to define yourself
27-Jan-2015

Recent News

New study shows high potential for restoring functional vision in the blind

NPR - 23-Oct-2021

Transferring information to the visual cortex of blind is a dream come true

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New dental implants for bacterial contamination and tissue integration

Medical Xpress - 09-Sep-2021

BTO exhibits superior biocompatibility toward human gingival fibroblasts

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Mojo lens overlays content onto real world without disturbing your vision

CNET - 25-Aug-2021

Smart lenses of the future: Mojo aims to assist in better vision using AR technology

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A tiny brain implant restores sense of touch, even in fingertips

Business Wire - 16-Aug-2021

Through stimulating deeper parts of brain, patients can feel and control their limbs

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Synchron helps paralysed patients control digital devices with thoughts alone

MobiHealthNews - 29-Jul-2021

Implantable brain computer interface received FDA approval for human trials in US

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