The Body Builders

Author: Adam Piore
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062347160
Size: 27.92 MB
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In The Body Builders, Adam Piore takes us on a fascinating journey into the field of bioengineering—which can be used to reverse engineer, rebuild, and augment human beings—and paints a vivid portrait of the people at its center.

The Body Builders

Author: Adam Piore
Publisher: Ecco
ISBN: 9780062347145
Size: 78.16 MB
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In The Body Builders, Adam Piore takes us on a fascinating journey into the field of bioengineering—which can be used to reverse engineer, rebuild, and augment human beings—and paints a vivid portrait of the people at its center.

To Be A Machine

Author: Mark O'Connell
Publisher: Doubleday
ISBN: 0385540426
Size: 74.59 MB
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In To Be a Machine, journalist Mark O'Connell explores the staggering possibilities and moral quandaries that present themselves when you of think of your body as a device.

The Gene Machine

Author: Bonnie Rochman
Publisher: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374713960
Size: 10.75 MB
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Rochman tells the stories of scientists working to unlock the secrets of the human genome; genetic counselors and spiritual advisers guiding mothers and fathers through life-changing choices; and, of course, parents (including Rochman ...

Artificial Parts Practical Lives

Author: David Serlin
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814761977
Size: 17.75 MB
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Of crucial strategic importance to both the British and the Continental Army, Staten Island was, for a good part of the American Revolution, a bastion of Loyalist support.

Heart Of The Machine

Author: Richard Yonck
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1628727349
Size: 30.68 MB
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Heart of the Machine is an exploration of the new and inevitable ways in which mankind and technology will interact.

Systematic

Author: James R. Valcourt
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632860317
Size: 78.67 MB
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SYSTEMATIC is the first book to introduce general readers to systems biology, which is improving medical treatments and our understanding of living things.

Not Impossible

Author: Mick Ebeling
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476782806
Size: 53.32 MB
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An inspiring entrepreneur and philanthropist describes his do-it-yourself-style inventions, which have included a prosthetic hand made on a 3D printer for a boy in the Sudan and a tracking device that turns eye movements into an onscreen ...

We Have The Technology

Author: Kara Platoni
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465073751
Size: 12.76 MB
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An award-winning journalist investigates how scientists and citizens around the world are re-tooling our senses—and what their discoveries are teaching us about the nature and future of human perception

Digital People

Author: Sidney Perkowitz
Publisher: Joseph Henry Press
ISBN: 0309096197
Size: 70.44 MB
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Digital People examines the ways in which technology is inexorably driving us to a new and different level of humanity.