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Twenty-eight-year-old Neil Harbisson has achromatopsia, which means he only sees in black and white. You'll notice in his photo however, that he's wearing a camera mounted to his head. This converts colours into soundwaves - making him "hear" colours.

What if machines ran off biological fuel — blood sugar — from our bodies? Could we basically power gadgets on our increasing supply of body fat and Snickers bars?

We've spent a lot of time this week discussing how we can use technology to change our bodies. But according to new research, one of the gadgets we rely on daily is already having a measurable effect on our brains.

I used to think "sexual enhancement" just meant "sex toys". That is, until I started exploring the wonderful — and sometimes utterly weird — world of mechanical and electronic sex augmentations. Here's what's happening now and what will happen soon.

Whoa whoa whoa. Wait a second. You're telling me there's no liquid cooling?

Before disease took his ability to move, Tony Quan was an amazing graffiti artist. Now he is completely paralysed, save for his eyes, and still an amazing artist. Seeing how he works left me with tear-streaked cheeks.

Last year, Neuronetics' NeuroStar TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) Therapy system became the first device of its kind to be cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating depression. Although, the similarity to a dentist chair was probably not a great idea.