The History and Future of Bionics

Feb 3rd, 2012
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A detailed paper on Bionics. What was the history and what will be the future? You may get all your details on bionics to study more about it. It will help you to study more on history

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NameProfessorClassDateThe History and Future of BionicsJack E. Steele created bionics back in 1958. By then, he used to work as a health professional at the department of Aeronautics in Dayton, Ohio for the Air Force. Bionics took the attention of science fiction author Martin Caidin. He authored a book mentioning towards the subject 1972, which grew to become the famous T. V., serial "The $ 6,000,000 Man" which introduced great deal of recognition to bionics.Bionics is eventually the deep study of nature and to use it (flora and fauna) adding technical points to it (Berger 50). It is mainly emulating natural manufacturing techniques, copying natural techniques and mechanism and focus of social behavior from the organisms. Within the area of medication's bionics has provided to people artificial limbs that are a blessing to individuals with amputated limbs. The most recent rise in the area may be the "i-Limb-Hand" released by a Scottish company around 2007.Touch Bionics, the inventor of this mechanical wonder, calls it the i-limb. The name signifies more than marketing. Enhanced software, longer-lasting batteries and more compact, more energy-efficient microprocessors-the technologies driving the revolution in personal electronics-have brought inside a new trend in bionics. Additionally to prosthetic limbs, which are more versatile and user-friendly than ever before, researchers have developed functioning prototypes of artificial organs that can take the place of one's

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