The body builders : inside the science of the engineered human / Adam Piore.
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|Eckhart PL - Main||0.0 (Text)||840191002929063||Adult Nonfiction - Upper Level||In process||-|
- ISBN: 0062347152
- ISBN: 9780062347152
- Physical Description: viii, 376 pages ; 21 cm
- Edition: First Ecco paperback edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2018.
- Copyright: ©2017
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-366) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Moving. The bionic man who builds bionic people : replicating the way we move ; The birth of Bamm-Bamm : decoding the genome and rewriting it ; The man with the pixie dust : regenerative medicine and the quest to regrow limbs -- Sensing. The woman who can see with her ears : neuroplasticity and learning pills ; Soldiers with Spidey sense : intuition and implicit learning ; The telepathy technician : decoding the brain and imagined speech -- Thinking. The boy who remembers everything : Viagra for the brain ; The surgeon conducting the symphony : DBS and the power of electricity ; Sudden savants : unleashing the inner muse.
"Weaving together vivid storytelling and groundbreaking science, The Body Builders explores the current revolution in human augmentation, which is helping us to triumph over the limitations and constraints we have long accepted as an inevitable part of being human."--Publisher's website.
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