Thursday, January 19, 2006

iHuman on podcast

There is a most interesting question being posed at the ABC The Science Show:

"What are the implications of the latest advances in neural prosthetics?"

THE SCIENCE SHOW with Robyn Williams - iHuman
Saturday 14 January, Midday, repeat Monday 16 January, 7pm

What are the implications of the latest advances in neural prosthetics, electronic implants and robotics for humankind? It started with attachments to the body - the watch, the hearing aid - now we are working with nerves and the brain, having the brain operate motors and activators. Combining man and machine can be used to save lives, but where does it end?

Download the mp3 file directly here (mp3 file) or get the transcript here.

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