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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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Ellen Jorgensen opened Genspace, a nonprofit DIY bio lab in Brooklyn devoted to citizen science

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Modular soft lower-limb exoskeleton to assist people with mobility impairments.

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Industrial lower body exoskeleton.

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Robotics company focused on exoskeletons.

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Wearable robot designed to support lower body.

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Biotechnology company focused on big data, biomarkers research and biohacking.

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Seismic produces and develops custom garments with flexible electric motors built in that help the wearer with everyday tasks.

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Company that manufactures and sells a ketone ester drink, products supporting a ketogenic diet, and nootropic supplements.

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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

A visual prosthesis to help blind people

The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) - 20-Nov-2020

Will stimulate the visual cortex to perceive light and create images

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Scientists connect brains and computers through veins

Independent - 04-Nov-2020

A less invasive approach of brain-computer interface than Neuralink

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A potential therapy for blinding retinal diseases

National Institutes of Health (NIH) - 03-Nov-2020

Researchers engineer novel protein that restores vision in blind mice via gene therapy

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