Tag: Cyborg

Exoskeletons From Japan Now Available In The US To Help People Learn How To Walk Again

Japanese robotics firm Cyberdyne created a joint venture with Brooks Rehabilitation to bring the HAL exoskeleton to the United States. The robotic suit will look to help patients with spinal cord injuries learn how to walk again.

Biotech March 4, 2018

Microchip That Can Track What Employees Do Gets Implanted Into Hands Of Sweden Company Workers

Swedish company Epicenter offers to implant its employees with a microchip that allows them to open doors and operate printers with the wave of the hand. The technology comes with privacy concerns, so why do people want to get chipped?

Biotech April 4, 2017

Light-Guided Cyborg Stingray Powered By Living Rat Cells May Lead To Better Artificial Heart

The toenail-sized robotic stingray is powered by genetically-altered rat cells so that it follows a light source. How can this cyborg pave the way for better artificial hearts?

Biotech July 7, 2016

Engineers Working On Cyborg Locusts That Can Sniff Out Explosives

Researchers from the Washington University in St. Louis are working on a project to create cyborg locusts. The bugs will be able to perform better in bomb detection compared with robots due to their powerful sense of smell.

Robotics July 6, 2016

Confirmed: The Flash And Cyborg To Join 'Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice'

It has been confirmed that The Flash and Cyborg will be appearing in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.' The two heroes from the Justice League will be joining Wonder Woman and Aquaman along with the two feuding supers to fend off Doomsday.

Movies/TV Shows March 3, 2016

Newly Revealed 'Justice League' Movie Art Has A Serious 'Injustice: Gods Among Us' Vibe

DC has released new artwork for the upcoming 'Justice League' film, and it has more than a little in common with the video game 'Injustice: Gods Among Us.'

Movies/TV Shows January 19, 2016

'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice': What To Expect From Aquaman, Green Lantern And The Flash

'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' is the second movie in the DC Extended Universe, and from the name, it is clear this film will lead us to the Justice League. Apart from Batman and Superman, what else should we expect from the other characters?

Movies/TV Shows December 25, 2015

Biohackers Turn Themselves Into Cyborgs With Northstar V1 LEDs Implanted Under Their Skin

During the world's first cyborg fair in Germany, a DIY cyborg community based in Pittsburgh showcased a light-up chip implanted under their skin. The current LED chip is meant to light tattoos but the DIY cyborg communities revealed other possibilities.

FUTURE TECH November 13, 2015

'Justice League' #44 Review: One Must Fall

Titans collide in the pages of 'Justice League' #44, as the war between Darkseid and the Anti-Monitor comes to a head. And a victor in battle is not the only surprise readers are in for.

Movies/TV Shows September 30, 2015

Review: Cyborg #1 By DC Comics

Cyborg #1 is the first standalone comic for the character, and it is a great read. A lot of potential here for greatness as Vic Stone is humanized a lot more than usual.

Movies/TV Shows July 24, 2015

Organic Computer Network? Duke Neuroscientists Wire Brains Of Monkeys And Rats

Organic computers could be developed from brainets, networks of two or more animal brains, researchers discover. Is this the start of a real-world race of cyborgs?

July 10, 2015

'Justice League of America' #1 Review: The Multi-Talented Bryan Hitch

The JLA is back at DC Comics, but what does that mean exactly in a world where there's already a 'Justice League' series? Bryan Hitch tees up a #1 that finds him both writing and drawing an oversized debut.

Movies/TV Shows June 18, 2015

'Ghost In The Shell' To Be Adapted Into Stage Play

A stage play adapation of the anime series 'Ghost in the Shell' is set to open in Tokoyo in November.

Movies/TV Shows June 5, 2015

Justice League #41 Review: A Cosmic War Comes To Earth

DC Comics' kicks off its 'Darkseid War' storyline in the latest issue of 'Justice League.' If you've been jonesing for a blockbuster-sized superhero fix, you can't go wrong with this one.

Movies/TV Shows June 3, 2015

Biggest Biological Evolution: Experts Predict Humans Will Be Like Cyborgs In 200 Years

A professor from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem said that the wealthiest members of society could become cyborgs in the future as computer technology and humans merge. He said that this would give the rich the chance to live forever.

May 27, 2015

Bryan Hitch Has Created Incredible Connecting Covers For DC's Justice League Of America #1

Comics superstar Bryan Hitch is taking over the relaunch of 'Justice League of America' in June, and his first issue features a series of connecting covers. We've got all seven, and they're incredible.

Movies/TV Shows May 22, 2015

Cyborg Beetle Lets Scientists Understand Flying Insects Better [Video]

By strapping a giant flower beetle with a tiny backpack with a wireless transmitter and electrodes, researchers were able to determine a muscle that plays a crucial role in the insect's ability to steer right or left.

Earth/Environment March 17, 2015

Scientists Create Cyborg Roach -- Is Cyborg Tech The Way Of The Future?

Scientists have successfully created a cyborg cockroach that will be able to make its way through disaster zones and let scientists know when it finds a human. What else have scientists done with cyborg technology?

FUTURE TECH March 5, 2015

Teen Titans TV Show Roster Revealed

These heroes will make up the Teen Titans TV show team. Where's Beast Boy and Cyborg?

Movies/TV Shows February 2, 2015

Cyborg roaches, other bionic bugs may save you in the future. Good reason not to hate bugs?

Cyber-Roaches may be the EMTs of the future. Researchers from North Carolina State University are developing tiny electronic backpacks with technology that can help rescuers locate people trapped under debris more easily.

Internet Culture November 8, 2014

Warner Bros. and DC announced the first-ever Cyborg movie: Can the character succeed on his own at the box office?

Cyborg is one of those DC characters folks have always wanted to see on the big screen, but not actually having his own film. Can one of the smartest heroes in the DC Universe stand the test of the box office alone?

Movies/TV Shows October 19, 2014

Could cyborg moths be the future of disaster relief?

A group of researchers from North Carolina State University are turning regular moths into cyber moths by strapping small equipment to them, allowing for electronic control of the 'biobot' moths.

Internet Culture August 21, 2014

Cyborg moth mimics real insects, may be used in future rescue missions

Moths may soon be equipped with sensors, allowing the tiny flying insects to participate in rescue missions.

Animals August 21, 2014

Cyborg moths will save you from disasters in the future

Insect "biobots" under human control could be sent into disaster situations too dangerous for humans, researchers say. They could survey damage and help search for survivors, they say.

Science August 20, 2014

DARPA heads for robot/human hybrid - are cyborgs on the way?

DARPA announces the Biological Technologies Office (BTO) division, which will look at merging biological systems with electronics. Could cyborgs be next?

Science April 3, 2014

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