Terminally-Ill Scientist with Motor Neuron Disease ‘Transforms into World’s First Cyborg’ by Replacing Body Parts with Machinery

October 14, 2019

(News.au.com) — A dying scientist battling motor neurone disease has become the world’s first full cyborg. Dr Peter Scott-Morgan, 61, was diagnosed with the muscle wasting illness two years ago but instead of accepting his fate he decided to transform himself into a robot and extend his life. He said he wanted to push the boundaries of what science can achieve so decided to extend his life and become fully robotic – and he’s now known as Peter 2.0.

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