Future You With Elise Hu "Future You" is a monthly video series exploring how today's emerging science and technology could change what it means to be human by the year 2050 with NPR correspondent, Elise Hu.
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VIDEO: Elon Musk's Next Quest Is A Mind-Machine Meld. Let's Consider The Implications

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Researchers have found that giving your brain a little electrical zap while you sleep can lead to quicker learning and improved memory. Future You's episode 6 explores what this will mean in 2050. NPR hide caption

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VIDEO: The Military Discovered A Way To Boost Soldiers' Memories, And We Tried It

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VIDEO: What If Aging Wasn't Inevitable? The Quest To Slow And Even Reverse Aging

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Move Objects With Your Mind? We're Getting There, With The Help Of An Armband

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Higher, Better, Stronger, Faster — Brain Science Is Trying To Get There

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NPR Correspondent Elise Hu tries out the future by seeking technology that could pushes the boundaries of what it means to be human--in this case she tries walking in a brain-controlled robotic exoskeleton. NPR hide caption

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How Mind-Controlled Robot Suits Could Enhance Our Limbs

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How Computer-Assisted Telepathy Helps Humans Communicate

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Video: Japan Created Easy-To-Swallow Foods To Prevent Senior Choking Deaths

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WATCH: What Makes Japan No. 1 In Toilet Technology

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Video: That Time We Tried Pore Vacuuming In South Korea

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Video: Japan's 'Purikura' Photo Booths Offer Snapchat-Like Filters

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Video: K-Pop Dance Routines Are A Workout For Body And Brain

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Video: Animal Cafes Are Cool, But Does A Raccoon Cafe Go Too Far?

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