The creepy and amazing world of computer implants

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Cameras embedded in human skulls. Chips that translate thoughts into actions. Contact lenses that diagnose eye diseases. These computer implants will blow your mind.

The cybernetic organism, or cyborg, has been a staple of science fiction for decades. Recent advancements in computer implants, however, are making the man-machine merger a reality--often with results both fascinating and frightening. In the near future, miniature electronic implants may help blind people see and paraplegics walk. And as crazy as it sounds, your pancreas and liver may soon communicate with your smartphone. What will your vital organs say? Read on to find out.

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