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Bionic limbs / by Holly Duhig.
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9781538213803

9781538214527
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New York, NY : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2018.
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32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Includes index.
Abstract:
Cyborgs, heroes with missing hands, and prosthetics that allow sight in the blind are just some of the unbelievable plot points in science fiction that began years ago. Today, much of this technology exists. Those without legs can be fitted with bionic limbs so well made they can run marathons.
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"Cyborgs, heroes with missing hands, and prosthetics that allow sight in the blind are just some of the unbelievable plot points in science fiction that began years ago. Today, much of this technology exists. Those without legs can be fitted with bionic limbs so well made they can run marathons. Readers learn the history of bionic limbs in science fiction and popular culture and connect it to the real, amazing science of today. Full of interesting STEM content, each chapter engages readers with the ideas behind, execution, and future of this technology."