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Meet Rex: the $1m bionic man with working heart, set of lungs and human face

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posted on Feb, 6 2013 @ 08:31 AM
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Robocop is here. Not sure what prompted the idea but this is definitely a progress for the space industry if not replacing the labor force.

Thirty years later, the idea is no longer just science fiction. Scientists, among them the creators of “Rex” – the world’s most complete bionic man, unveiled in London this week – believe they can now replicate about two-thirds of the human body....
Rex, billed as the pinnacle of robotics achievement to date, will meet his public from tomorrow at the Science Museum in London. Dubbed the Million-Dollar Man (that’s how much he cost to make), he consists of a prosthetic face, hips, knees, feet and hands, all of which are commercially available. Other off-the-shelf items include an artificial retina, cochlea and heart.

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posted on Feb, 6 2013 @ 08:34 AM
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Hey, i think this was discussed yesterday; Bionic Man

Just heads up!



posted on Feb, 6 2013 @ 08:46 AM
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Me and my son love the science museum.

And my son has got a thing for robots, will be heading down there at the weekend.

Cant wait



posted on Feb, 6 2013 @ 08:52 AM
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