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iCandy: As Seen in the Movies

A bendable display, a rocket-powered bicycle, and a gun that fires only for its owner

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iCandy: As Seen in the Movies
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The superhuman bionic man from the TV show “Six Million Dollar Man” was a cyborg, a human fitted out with souped-up replacement parts. But that was fiction. Rex, billed as “the world’s first complete bionic man,” is just the parts. It has prosthetic limbs, a functional artificial circulatory system, and artificial organs, such as a pancreas, kidney, and spleen. The humanoid, which cost US $1 million, is currently on display at the Science Museum in London.

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