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    Findings An artificial Organ is a man-made creation that is implanted within a person in order to sustain/improve a failing organ and can come as a kind of temporary life support while waiting on the transplant list. In some cases, artificial organs can eliminate the need for transplantation altogether however there are many benefits and costs to artificial organs which prevents this. Other artificial organs such as prosthetic limbs and cochlear implants, which are for those in no need of transplants, allow for the people involved to interact and move into society with more ease and it also improves their social interactions by helping them to take better care of themselves. Availability Due to the ever increasing demand for human transplant organs there has been a massive escalation in organ trafficking on the black market around the world, however the development of these artificial organs has Case Study 1:…

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    Once a week, I meet up with my friend Michael to talk about some of the bigger ideas that seem to consume the great majority of my thoughts. Our bonfire chats generally last until 9 or 10 PM, just in time for me to catch some of the George Noory show on my way home. How can you not love a talk radio show devoted to aliens and conspiracies? The other night, however, 1290 AM was not coming in too great, so I scanned the dial and stumbled upon a voice that could only be that of a Christian…

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    The confusion and controversy over what constitutes a disability or advantage regarding human enhancement is highlighted starkly in the differing treatment of these two athletes. This train of thought can be followed further into artificial organs, where the first impression is generally undeniably…

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    Have you ever thought that one day you will be able to move a computer cursor, an artificial limb, or a mobile robot just by the power of your thoughts!? For normal people and people with disabilities like paralysis and limbs loss, this is a dream coming true. The goal of this research paper is to address the question of whether implantable devices can be the bright future of not only disabled people but also normal people. The paper also discusses the ethical concerns and the physical impacts…

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    Owing to advances in science and technology, artificial body parts are available to restore the functions of the natural bodies, even if not perfectly. Normally, people can survive loss of parts and other appendages more than what regards the loss of vital organs. Therefore, many people who have lost their parts use artificial representations of the natural parts. Such artificial parts have negative and positive effects on the users. Several researchers have investigated the impact of prosthetic…

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    Cyborg Athletes

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    competitors. When I say normal enhancements I mean enhancements that are needed for an everyday basis, such as, a prosthetic limb for an individual that has lost their limbs. Trivino himself writes, “An athlete who undergoes a “Tommy John” operation could even play as a pitcher for a baseball team. Nevertheless, another athlete who wants to replace an arm or a leg with an artificial one that would improve his or her scores in the field or allow him or her to play better would not be allowed to…

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    Throughout my research I had a multitude of inquiries on how prosthetics could be used to expand the body. As I mentioned before, prosthetics move from identifying nerve signals being sent from the brain, as well as from contractions, but I wonder if they can just use contractions to make an entirely new limb that can be controlled by just by contracting certain muscles, as an external prosthetic. It could be an extra arm or leg, or even finger, and even if it wouldn’t be fully controlled, it…

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    In his novel, Machine Man, Max Barry creates a dystopian society within a science laboratory complex, Better Future. Brilliant ideas involving technical advances and future high-quality technologies will arise from the science district. Now, for most people, developing technologies to improve the quality of daily life is not morally wrong; however, when developing technologies sail too far to the point where the technology will compel people to create and alter themselves into “biologically and…

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    Prosthetics

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    Through research, evidence supports that prosthetics are modernized. Prosthetics also significantly help amputees, making them a necessity for those who need support, according to professionals in the field. Prosthetics are created from plastic and usually have small sensors to track electrical nerves within a limb, but with developed technology, prosthetics can do so much more. Prosthetics have developed to detect certain signals, and in order to prepare an individual for prosthetics,…

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    Visual Hypothesis

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    And replacement of lost eye has been a matter of great gravity in the medical history, which has led to significant efforts in the direction of developing artificial eye to help the battling patients. It has been documented that Egyptians were the first one to wear artificial eye outside the socket as painted clay attached to the cloth.3 It was in sixteenth century that first in-socket artificial eyes were crafted out of gold and then later in glass by the Venetians. But it was not until World…

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