History has been made as a man with a mind-controlled bionic leg has climbed the 103 floors of the Sears Tower. Zac Vawter lost his leg in a motorcycle accident and, thanks to further advancements in biotechnology, he is able to have a casual stroll up some stairs with the help of a bionic leg.
Sorry if you were mislead by the title, but Zac isn't using Psychokinesis or 'The Force' to control the bionic leg. Instead, the bionic leg is connected to Zac's nervous system and controlled by his neurons. The technology displayed here demonstrates the tip of the iceberg in the growing kinship between man and machine. It surely won't be long until one's brain can be saved on to a flash drive.
Future Festival & Malcolm Gladwell - Early Bird Deadline
Perforated Accordion-like Pavilions
Inflatable Mecha Mittens
Futuristic Swimmer Editorials
Scrap Metal Prosthetic Limbs
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.