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Cutting Edge (Technology: Bionics) #180146

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 27, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The television show Six Million Dollar Man about a "bionic" character mentioned.

(Pasadena, California: Gina Smith) The development of neuroprostetics, the so- called bionic technology using electronic devices, examined; examples cited. [Cochlear implant patient Carol BURNS - describes her improved hearing.] [University of Iowa Dr. Jay RUBENSTEIN - cites the limits of the technology so far.] Research at Caltech on neurochips, which combine computer chips with living brain cells, noted. [Caltech's Jerry PINE - explains the chips.]

Jennings, Peter;
Smith, Gina

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