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Meet the 'Cyborg' Who Feels Every Earthquake

Moon Ribas argues 'sensory extensions' are the way of the future

(Newser) - Choreographer Moon Ribas describes herself as having two heartbeats: "my own heartbeat and the Earth's." She's not exactly speaking metaphorically. Thanks to a small chip grafted into her elbow, Ribas feels vibrations based on seismic readings from around the world. During her performances, dubbed Waiting for ...

Here Come the Cockroach Cyborgs ...

Scientists attach electrodes to control insects' movements

(Newser) - It's not exactly a T-1000, but it is a cyborg—the melding of machine and ... cockroach. Scientists have created lightweight circuits that can be connected to cockroaches and allow the cockroach to be steered wirelessly, reports Raw Story . Electrodes attached to the cockroach's antenna can make it think...

'Cyborg' Chucked Out of Paris McDonald's

Workers objected to Canadian professor's digital glasses

(Newser) - The Canadian known as the "father of wearable computing" found that cyborgs are not welcome at a McDonald's in Paris. Steve Mann, a university professor who has spent more than 30 years wearing the "EyeTap Digital Glass" computer vision glasses he invented, says workers tried to rip...

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