Sci-fi types of medical implants will soon become reality, researchers say

“A lot of times, we can only try these technologies out in very severe health conditions, but are there other creative ways that are ethical and safe so we can move into that direction?” Lim said. “We just need more novel technologies. Yes, people don’t want things in their body, but I will say that what I’ve learned with deep brain stimulation, even hip replacement, is that it’s something that is scary at first but, generally speaking, people do in my opinion adapt to it as they see the benefits of it.”