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10 Technologies That Make Us Super-Human

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Cabe Atwell
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Cabe Atwell   4/22/2014 5:28:57 PM
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What is the first super-human augmentation designed to do? Help kill people faster. Military funding and development, which has lead the world for decades, is a sad state of affairs. 

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Greg M. Jung   4/22/2014 9:53:45 PM
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All of these technologies are impressive.  I was especially interested in the tissue regeneration technology that allows human skin to regenerate on patches.  Many people can be helped with this breakthrough as the technology develops further.

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Jennifer Campbell   4/22/2014 10:28:55 PM
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I agree, Greg. Equally impressive (and inspring) is the high school student who created a prosthetic for his cousin after she lost an arm in a bad car accident. These advancements always seem more impressive to me when they come from the minds of the young.

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NadineJ   4/23/2014 1:50:47 AM
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Cabe - we can take the technology and use it differently.  Like the Internet.  TALOS could help snow and ski patrols or forest firefighters.  Exo-skeletons could help staff in hospices and nursing homes safely lift patients.

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Debera Harward   4/23/2014 2:19:06 AM
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Thanks alot for such an impressive and informative article . No doubt the regeneration of tissues is really a very good and unique idea and will help a lot of people suffering with different medical issues .

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Debera Harward   4/23/2014 2:21:55 AM
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No doubt all the mentioned technologies are really impressive and helpfull i but other than the tissue generation i also liked the medication for diseases like cancer that will only treat with harmfull cells without destroying other cells and immune system . This process will no doubt help the cancer patient suffering and will result in an healthy treatment as well. 

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Mydesign   4/23/2014 3:30:50 AM
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Elizabeth, so finally human beings become a self sufficient and healing Super Man.

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Daniyal_Ali   4/23/2014 5:48:35 AM
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Fascinating stuff Liz. You always come up with something extra ordinary and surprise me. I am really excited about the technologies dealing with the brain. Projects like Recovering Active Memory and brain-to-brain interfacing are just out of this world. I am looking forward to how this all concludes, as brain is a very sensitive organ and it will be a remarkable achievement if we manage to heal and control it.
Perhaps one day i will be able to record my dreams and watch them when i wake up by just plugging a USB on my laptop.

jayprab
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jayprab   4/23/2014 9:05:36 AM
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I agree with Cabe Atwell... Where is all this headed??

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dngin   4/23/2014 11:53:05 AM
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This will be the Ultimate Exercise Suit.   Just think how hard it is to get regular exercise.  How slow exoskeleton development has been.  The exercise market would give it a push.  This has all been about decreasing physical stress but the opposite must also be true.  The same technologies that assist you in climbing steers while recovering from an injury.  That same technology could oppose muscle movement on daily walks.  The UES would be use by astronauts to decrease the affect of micro gravity.   I am oppose to technology that weaken us.  UES would leave the user stronger after removing it.  Frankly Ultimate Exercise Suit I can see everyone.  

The defense market place is insignificant when compare to the civilian market.   Every sport team would want their athlete to wear UES when they are not on the field.   Insurance companies would want their clients to wear a UES.  That will protect them and strength them.  Insurance companies are the biggest beneficiary from health clients. 

The UES product development needs a push beyond the narrow perspective of the military.  I am surprise that Google, Microsoft or other tech giants are not running with this.  These technologies have the potential to make us better, as ubiquitous as clothing.  The UES would become clothing.   

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