Terminally-ill scientist with motor neurone disease ‘transforms into world’s first cyborg’ by replacing body parts with machinery

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.

The Sun reports that the world-renowned roboticist, who has had the muscle wasting disease for many years, has already undergone a series of complex and risky operations during his journey including a lifelike avatar of his face before he lost any muscle.

https://www.news.com.au/technology/science/human-body/terminallyill-scientist-with-motor-neurone-disease-transforms-into-worlds-first-cyborg-by-replacing-body-parts-with-machinery/news-story/fd6a2cdf534aacf9cdef084afa97a059

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