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

Company UNYQ - Personalized prosthetics & orthotics company.

Company Omneuron - Life Sciences Company Focused On Neuroscience-Based Technologies.

Company Paradromics - Brain Computer Interfaces

Product Mnemo - A machine that automatically records and retrieves memories

Company Nuada - A unique support system that seamlessly improves hand function.

Book ALL SYSTEMS RED (The Murderbot Diaries) - 1st book in Murderbot Diaries series by Martha Wells - Amazon

Advocate Hannes Sjoblad (aka Sapiens) - Thought leader and speaker biohacking on human augmentation

Company BrainExcell - Company that provides a range of nootropics and supplements for better sleep.

Product Power Knee - Bionic knee for above-knee amputees.

Product HAL - Hybrid Assistive Limb - Lower-body exoskeleton made by Japanese company.

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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

The first hydrogel that has mechanical properties of cartilage

ScienceAlert - 05-Jul-2020

Could someday replace just the damaged cartilage, instead of having to remove entire knee joint

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Google acquires the Canadian smart glasses company North

BBC - 01-Jul-2020

Many tech giants are competing to dominate the mass market for smart glasses

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Experts create nephron-like device that mimics kidney ion transport

Singularity Hub - 03-Jun-2020

Implantable artificial kidneys brought one step closer with this tech

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