Artificial Anatomy

Brain Implants that Augment the Human Brain Using AI

You probably clicked on this article because the idea of using brain implants to allow artificial intelligence (AI) to read your brain sounds futuristic and fascinating. It is fascinating, but it’s not as futuristic as you might think. Before we start talking about brain implants and how to augment the human brain using AI, we need […]

Investing in Cochlear Implants with Cochlear

We’ve talked before about artificial hearts that can pump blood throughout your body while you wait for a transplant. We’ve looked at bionic eyes that enable basic vision for the blind. Continuing on the theme of artificial anatomy, there is one company that can provide you with bionic ears and it’s called Cochlear. Founded in […]

Second Sight’s Bionic Eye Implants

In a previous article, we discussed the planned IPO for SynCardia Systems, a company that makes artificial hearts. From 3D printed organs to growing windpipes, the movement towards creating “artificial body parts” seems to be growing at an unprecedented pace. A technology that can be used to create bionic eyes for those who are blind […]

An Artificial Heart IPO From SynCardia Systems

Science fiction often takes a futuristic look at mankind and in some cases, these predictions are remarkably accurate. Concepts like “pills that cure cancer”, “artificial organs”, and “reversing the process of aging” are all ideas that are being worked on today. It’s not too far-fetched to think that in the next few decades, these concepts […]