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British man claims to be the world's first "cyborg" - half man, half robot

01 March 2018

Thanks to an antenna, which has been attached to his brain since 2004, Neil Harbisson, who was born with achromatopsia - a condition that has condemned him to...

Transhumanism: "The real danger for the future of mankind is the commercialisation of life"

11 December 2017

In an interview with Le Figaro, Jean-Marie le Méné[1], President of the Fondation Lejeune, and Laurent Alexandre[2], surgeon and neurobiologist, compare their...

A brain implant to improve memory

06 December 2017

Scientists at the University of Southern Carolina (USA) have allegedly increased the memory function of volunteers by up to 30% thanks to a brain implant. The...

Robotics: trivialised up-dates give cause for concern

20 November 2017

At the end of October, a humanoid robot was given Saudi nationality (see Humanoid robot awarded Saudi nationality). This week, an android with the...


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