Docinthemachine Guest Blogging at Medgadget!

Friday, March 30, 2007

I am very excited to begin guest blogging over at Medgadget!  I am sure many of you are familiar with the site.  Medgadget is a hugely popular site…

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Human-Animal Mutant Animal Developed: It’s Not the First!

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Many reports on-line are coming out about chimeric man-sheep creatures developed. Scientists have created the world’s first human-sheep chimera – which has the body of a sheep and…

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Bionic Friday Posts

Friday, March 23, 2007

For your enjoyment today – a collection of forward thinking docinthemachine posts about robotics and bionic humans.  Take a minute today to push your mind a decade into…

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Better Retinal Implants for Blindness Cure Coming

Friday, March 23, 2007

I previously wrote about retinal implants that might cure blindness.  This idea is yet another in the line of machine-human implants that will first replace natural abilities –…

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If You Transfer Your Mind to Robot Which One of You is “You”?

Friday, March 23, 2007

Kurzweil and others have been forecasting the coming of the technological singularity for some time. The term, coined by Vernor Vinge, describes the creation of “humans 2.0″ when…

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The Most Life-Like Android Ever Made: Video

Friday, March 23, 2007

Meet Jules, the most life-like robot you have ever seen. The robot is programmed with the most sophisticated artificial intelligence features.  It can recognize babies vs. adults, its creator…

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Is Technology Good, Evil, or Neutral?

Wednesday, March 14, 2007
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Technology is neither good nor evil, it’s the use that crosses the moral boundaries. As technology is leaping forward an unprecedented pace, this old question is more pressing…

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Grand Rounds Vol. 3.25 is Up!

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Grand Rounds 3.25 is up over at Scienceroll.  A gret blog I have mentioned before it is run by Bertalan Meskó, a Hungarian Medical Student wit a passion for…

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New Drugs Enhance Performance, Eliminate Need to Sleep

Friday, March 9, 2007

this stuff makes crank look like candy Gizmag reports on the further evolution of no-sleep performance enhancing drugs. The original version of these substances was the “time-shifting” drug, Modafinil that…

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Video Fest of Brain-Computer Links & Control

Monday, March 5, 2007

  I have written before on direct brain-computer interfaces such as the monkey brain controlled robot arm, a woman with a robotic brain controlled limb, soldiers with brain…

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