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Futurestalgia: When will cyborgs finally arrive?

Cyborgs: half man, half machine, 100% badass.

Since we first saw Robocop pull a gun out of his robot leg and tell us to “drop it,” we’ve been waiting for science to harness the power of cybernetic enhancements and start pumping out some cyborgs. You may be surprised to find out that day may come sooner than you think!

Futurestalgia is a Fusion original web series that combines our nostalgia for the big ideas of the past and our interest in the real science of the future. In every episode, we’ll look back at an awesome future-tech object from pop culture, imagine a world where it exists, and then reveal, using hard science, why we don’t have it yet.

 

Futurestalgia: When will cyborgs finally arrive?

Cyborgs: half man, half machine, 100% badass.

Since we first saw Robocop pull a gun out of his robot leg and tell us to “drop it,” we’ve been waiting for science to harness the power of cybernetic enhancements and start pumping out some cyborgs. You may be surprised to find out that day may come sooner than you think!

Futurestalgia is a Fusion original web series that combines our nostalgia for the big ideas of the past and our interest in the real science of the future. In every episode, we’ll look back at an awesome future-tech object from pop culture, imagine a world where it exists, and then reveal, using hard science, why we don’t have it yet.

 

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