Monday, March 12, 2012

Is the 6 Million Dollar Man possible?

Can we give ourselves super vision, super strength and super speed?

"Well, first of all, it’s going to cost a lot more than six million dollars," says Richard Yonck, foresight analyst with Intelligent Future in Seattle, "but there’s an awful lot of technologies underway that will come very close to achieving that."

Current bionic body part replacements can imitate human function, but considerable technological developments will be necessary before entering an era of enhancement.

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