The Future is Now: Public Still Wary of Technology Enhancing Humans

IEEE.org

DARPA Tests Battery-Powered Exoskeletons on Real Soldiers

The exoskelton was developed by researchers from Harvard University’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering under a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

Harvard’s exoskeleton prototype is undergoing performance testing by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland. Read More.

Pew Research Center

U.S. Public Wary of Biomedical Technologies to ‘Enhance’ Human Abilities

Cutting-edge biomedical technologies that could push the boundaries of human abilities may soon be available, making people’s minds sharper and their bodies stronger and healthier than ever before. But a new Pew Research Center survey of U.S. adults shows that majorities greet the possibility of these breakthroughs with more wariness and worry than enthusiasm and hope. Read More.

 

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