Next-gen medical devices include artificial hearts, neurostimulators to restore vision, and chips to dispense birth control
05 Jun 2015
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Illustration: Bryan Christie Design
Modern medicine offers a multitude of ways to go bionic: Today’s implanted electrical devices can stimulate the nervous system, restore the senses, deliver drugs, and may soon replace entire organs. Here’s a sampling of cyborg technologies that benefit from advances in processing power, batteries, and sensors, which allow these devices to adapt therapies on the fly.
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This article originally appeared in print as “The Ultimate Cyborg Patient.”
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