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Can bionics make humans stronger, faster and more agile?

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This was an AWESOME discussion!  This guy is amazing!  If you never knew that he was an amputee, you probably would've thought that he had normal legs, huh?  It seems like there is a lot of technology out there even... more »This was an AWESOME discussion!  This guy is amazing!  If you never knew that he was an amputee, you probably would've thought that he had normal legs, huh?  It seems like there is a lot of technology out there even now, but I was left wondering just WHO gets to enjoy that technology.  When something like this created, what determines who gets to wear these prostheses?  Is it only if you can pay or it or does insurance cover it?  If insurance covers the cost then I'm sure they are not going to pick the expensive, high technology apparatus.  I think that these are super inventions but if the majority of the population never get to experience it then what is it good for?  I just don't know how all that gets "worked out" in the end.   | I'm not sure if the bionics make the human faster but I think it is possible to supplement strength and possibly agility.  Depending on the particular apparatus used, I suppose faster is also a possibility. 04-13-2013 5:17pm

Comment by Zuriel Lozano

I think since he created it, they are likely still testing it.  This will be the future though, so I would images health insurance will pick this up eventually once they have completed testing and it is ready for market. 04-13-2013 9:21pm

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