Bringing the Incredible Bionic Man to Life
01:42 — Roboticist Rich Walker and James Pope race against the clock as they assemble the Bionic Man.
Sneak Peek
00:35 — The living, bleeding next step in our evolution.
Surgeon Rewires Amputees' Nerves
02:37 — Pioneering surgeon Albert Chi is working on a way to rewire the nerves in amputees' arms to give them full control over their prosthetic limbs.
A Prosthetic Eye for the Blind
03:49 — A blind woman has a microchip implanted in her retina with 120 million light sensors and 1500 pixels that turn light into electrical impulses that are (more…)
One Small Step for the Bionic Man, One Giant Leap for Robotics
02:32 — Hydraulic hips, computer controlled knees, the world's most lifelike bionic ankles, and a robotic exoskeleton propel the Bionic Man forward to take hi (more…)
Professor Uses Artificial Organs to Make a Working Circulatory System
04:01 — Six weeks into the build, Professor Seifalian fits the Bionic Man with a heart, lung, kidney, pancreas, spleen, trachea, and synthetic blood.

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  • Premiered: October 20, 2013
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Documenting the efforts of two roboticists to create a bionic man from sophisticated prosthetic parts, an artificial heart, microchip brain and synthetic lungs, kidneys and spleen. (more)

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