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Prostheses, Replacements and Surrogates

  • Massimo Negrotti
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Part of the Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics book series (SAPERE, volume 4)

Abstract

Findings of prostheses have been brought to light since the fifth Egyptian Dynasty. Recently, on the border between Iran and Afghanistan, an artificial eyeball was found dating to 5,000 years ago and constructed of lightweight materials derived from bitumen paste which was carefully finished with the design center of the iris and an effective gold ‘ray of light’.

Keywords

Artificial Sweetener Reproduction Attempt Essential Performance Alcoholic Beer Natural Hair 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DISC-LCA, Lab for the Culture of the ArtificialUniversità di Urbino ‘Carlo Bo’UrbinoItaly

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