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

Posted By admin On February 6, 2013 @ 6:51 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

KEVIN RAWLINSON, TOM GOULDING
London Independent [1]
Feb 6, 2013

When Luke Skywalker received a perfect bionic replacement for the hand that was cut off in Star Wars Episode V, the idea of replicating human organs and body parts seemed far-fetched.

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.

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