science
If You Transplant a Human Head, Where Do You Get the Body?

Two years ago, the controversial Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero made a brazen announcement: In December 2017, for the first time in history, he would transplant a human head. Read More >>

science
Elon Musk Is Wrong to Think He Can Save the World By Boosting Our Brains

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has announced a new venture called Neuralink, a startup which aims to develop neural interface technologies that connect our brains to computers. Musk says it’s the best way to prevent an AI apocalypse, but it’s on this point that he’s gravely mistaken. Read More >>

science
The Crazy Plan to Restore a Woman’s Fertility – and Defy the Limits of Nature

Over the course of seven years, Sezenia Tzeni endured seven rounds of in vitro fertilisation (IVF). Typically, women undergo only three or four such treatments before either getting pregnant or giving up. But for Tzeni and her husband, conceiving a child was more important than almost anything else. Read More >>

science
This Sensor Can Be Implanted in Your Body and is the Size of a Grain of Sand

Many people may not be ready yet for transhumanist body implants, but a recent study at UC Berkeley promises that future may be one step closer regardless. Read More >>

robots
Three-Armed Cyborg Drummer Is the Killer Beat Machine of the Future

Seeking to “push the limits of what humans can do,” researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a wearable robotic limb that transforms drummers into three-armed cyborgs. Read More >>

year in review
The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2015

It’s time to reflect on the most futuristic breakthroughs and developments of the past year. This year’s crop features a slew of remarkable scientific and technological achievements, from an actual working hoverboard to cyborg brains. Here are 18 predictions that finally came true in 2015. Read More >>