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* In "Manga/OnePiece", there are the Vinsmoke Family princes (and princess) who are Modified Humans artificially altered in-utero to surpass the limits of humanity through augmented superhuman physicals and corruption of their mental sense of empathy through DNA tampering. These royals were also given exoskeletons that require the likes of hammers and hydraulic presses to fix when damaged. Something similar also applies to the clone soldiers of Germa 66, who the Vinsmoke Family command.

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* In "Manga/OnePiece", ''Manga/OnePiece'', there are the Vinsmoke Family princes (and princess) who are Modified Humans artificially altered in-utero to surpass the limits of humanity through augmented superhuman physicals and corruption of their mental sense of empathy through DNA tampering. These royals were also given exoskeletons that require the likes of hammers and hydraulic presses to fix when damaged. Something similar also applies to the clone soldiers of Germa 66, who the Vinsmoke Family command.

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* In "Manga/OnePiece", there are the Vinsmoke Family princes (and princess) who are Modified Humans artificially altered in-utero to surpass the limits of humanity through augmented superhuman physicals and corruption of their mental sense of empathy through DNA tampering. These royals were also given exoskeletons that require the likes of hammers and hydraulic presses to fix when damaged. Something similar also applies to the clone soldiers of Germa 66, who the Vinsmoke Family command.

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* PosthumanNudism: Beings who have elevated themselves in some way have no further need of clothing.


** The Organians (original series) stated that once they were as human as Kirk and his crew, but had evolved into creatures of pure thought and energy.
*** This is at least implied to be the origin of most EnergyBeings in the Trek verse, like the Companion, Sargon, the Zetars, (possibly the Bajoran Prophets in a TimeyWimeyBall manner), etc.; probably even the Q, since they seem to think humans are on the path to becoming like them.
** Gary Mitchell and Dr Elizabeth Dehner both acquired psi-powers from the galactic energy barrier -- within a few hours Mitchell could read the entire library of the ''Enterprise'' and could telekinese, create small objects, and project energy from his fingers, with Dr Dehner just a short way behind him. It's impossible to be sure, but they might have hit Q power levels a few days later if they had lived. Unfortunately, [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity Gary becomes a psychopath.]] Spock believes TranshumanTreachery in such a situation to be inevitable, as the transformed would come to view mere humans as a petty annoyance.
*** In one ST novel, it ''was'' Q, beaten in a fight by Trelane, reduced to mere essence, and tossed back in time a million or so years, that provided the power to Mitchell and Dehner.

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** The Organians (original series) stated that once they were as human as Kirk and his crew, but had evolved into creatures of pure thought and energy.
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energy. This is at least implied to be the origin of most EnergyBeings in the Trek verse, like the Companion, Sargon, the Zetars, (possibly the Bajoran Prophets in a TimeyWimeyBall manner), etc.; probably even the Q, since they seem to think humans are on the path to becoming like them.
** Gary Mitchell and Dr Elizabeth Dehner both acquired psi-powers from the galactic energy barrier -- within a few hours Mitchell could read the entire library of the ''Enterprise'' and could telekinese, create small objects, and project energy from his fingers, with Dr Dehner just a short way behind him. It's impossible to be sure, but they might have hit Q power levels a few days later if they had lived. Unfortunately, [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity Gary becomes a psychopath.]] Spock believes TranshumanTreachery in such a situation to be inevitable, as the transformed would come to view mere humans as a petty annoyance.
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annoyance. In one ST novel, it ''was'' Q, beaten in a fight by Trelane, reduced to mere essence, and tossed back in time a million or so years, that provided the power to Mitchell and Dehner.


* The crew of ''Series/{{Andromeda}}'' includes three genetically enhanced humans, a cyborg, and an android who is a semi-autonomous [[SpaceshipGirl avatar]] of the [[SapientShip ship herself.]]
* Several of them have popped up in ''Series/{{Fringe}}''
* The Traveler (and later Wesley Crusher) from ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration''.
** Not to mention the [[{{Cyborg}} Borg]].
** A more fantastic version could also be applied to [[RealityWarper Q]] and the rest of the [[EnergyBeing Continuum]].
** Julian Bashir from ''[[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Deep Space Nine]]'' is transhuman thanks to his genetic enhancement. He puts it to good use. Other genetically enhanced people, however, tend to end up having various drawbacks, including mental instability or [[AmbitionIsEvil evil-inducing levels of ambition]].
*** Though, due to genetic modification of this type being illegal, it's carried out primarily on children who are already "damaged" by doctors with restricted resources and no support. The Star Trek universe is kept from full-scale transhumanism primarily by editorial dictates.

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* ''Series/AlienWorlds2020'': The Terrans are transaliens, technically, but the themes are otherwise the same. They are an incredibly ancient, incredibly advanced civilization, and have developed to the point where each Terran is essentially a giant, diffuse brain in a life-support vat and connected to all other Terrans in a HiveMind. They do not age and do not die, and possess the technology necessary to create strong AI, terraform other worlds and move their entire civilization from one planet to the next.
* ''Series/{{Andromeda}}'':
The crew of ''Series/{{Andromeda}}'' includes three genetically enhanced humans, a cyborg, and an android who is a semi-autonomous [[SpaceshipGirl avatar]] of the [[SapientShip ship herself.]]
* %%* ''Series/{{Fringe}}'': Several of them have popped up in ''Series/{{Fringe}}''
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* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'':
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[[{{Cyborg}} Borg]].
** %%** A more fantastic version could also be applied to [[RealityWarper Q]] and the rest of the [[EnergyBeing Continuum]].
** ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'': Julian Bashir from ''[[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Deep Space Nine]]'' is transhuman thanks to his genetic enhancement. He puts it to good use. Other genetically enhanced people, however, tend to end up having various drawbacks, including mental instability or [[AmbitionIsEvil evil-inducing levels of ambition]].
*** Though,
ambition]]. However, due to genetic modification of this type being illegal, it's carried out primarily on children who are already "damaged" by doctors with restricted resources and no support. The Star Trek universe is kept from full-scale transhumanism primarily by editorial dictates.



* In ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' the Special Children are humans who were fed demon blood at 6 months of age, so that they would grow up to have psychic abilities.
* In ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' not only do we have the Inhumans, but also Calvin Zabo, who concocted a SuperSerum for himself after HYDRA mutilated his wife and separated him from his daughter. Holden Radcliffe is a transhumanist scientist who replaced his right eye with a synthetic prosthesis based on a bird's, granting him an enhanced vision

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* In ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' the ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'': The Special Children are humans who were fed demon blood at 6 months of age, so that they would grow up to have psychic abilities.
* In ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' not only do we have the Inhumans, but also ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'': Calvin Zabo, who Zabo concocted a SuperSerum for himself after HYDRA mutilated his wife and separated him from his daughter. Holden Radcliffe is a transhumanist scientist who replaced his right eye with a synthetic prosthesis based on a bird's, granting him an enhanced vision
vision


* HumansArePsychicInTheFuture: The concept is self-explanatory, if not the science.

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* HumansArePsychicInTheFuture: The concept is self-explanatory, if self-explanatory. The science... not the science.so much.


* Alternatively, transhumanism may simply be poised to suffer the same fate as [[IWantMyJetPack the jetpack]]. Sure, you can engineer resistance to several diseases, slow down aging, and so on, but giving yourself superpowered cybernetic enhancements is impossible if there's no AppliedPhlebotinum to power them. Similarly, BrainUploading may be a redundant effort if -- thanks to Moore's Law's untimely death -- the only computers that are powerful enough to host a human mind with any degree of practicality are {{Wetware CPU}}s.

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* Alternatively, transhumanism may simply be poised to suffer the same fate as [[IWantMyJetPack the jetpack]]. Sure, you can engineer resistance to several diseases, slow down aging, and so on, but giving yourself superpowered cybernetic enhancements is impossible if there's no AppliedPhlebotinum to power them. Similarly, BrainUploading may be a redundant effort if -- thanks to Moore's Law's untimely death -- the only computers that are supercomputers powerful enough to host a human mind with any degree of practicality are turn out to be {{Wetware CPU}}s.


* It may simply not be possible to improve on certain core aspects of the human body. Sure, you can engineer resistance to several diseases, slow down aging, and so on, but giving yourself superpowered cybernetic enhancements is impossible if there's no AppliedPhlebotinum to power them. Similarly, [[BrainUploading uploading your brain]] into a computer may be a redundant effort if -- thanks to Moore's Law's untimely death -- the only computers that are powerful enough to host a human mind with any degree of practicality is a WetwareCPU.




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* Alternatively, transhumanism may simply be poised to suffer the same fate as [[IWantMyJetPack the jetpack]]. Sure, you can engineer resistance to several diseases, slow down aging, and so on, but giving yourself superpowered cybernetic enhancements is impossible if there's no AppliedPhlebotinum to power them. Similarly, BrainUploading may be a redundant effort if -- thanks to Moore's Law's untimely death -- the only computers that are powerful enough to host a human mind with any degree of practicality are {{Wetware CPU}}s.

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* It may simply not be possible to improve on certain core aspects of the human body. Sure, you can engineer resistance to several diseases, slow down aging, and so on, but giving yourself superpowered cybernetic enhancements is impossible if there's no AppliedPhlebotinum to power them. Similarly, [[BrainUploading uploading your brain]] into a computer may be a redundant effort if -- thanks to Moore's Law's untimely death -- the only computers that are powerful enough to host a human mind with any degree of practicality is a WetwareCPU.


* The Dark Legion from the Archie ''[[ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog]]'' series are a group of echidnas who are so pro-technology that they willingly augment themselves with cybernetic implants. As time goes by they begin forcibly augmenting other people against their will.

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* The Dark Legion from the Archie ''[[ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog]]'' series ''ComicBook/SonicTheHedgehogArchieComics'' are a group of echidnas who are so pro-technology that they willingly augment themselves with cybernetic implants. As time goes by they begin forcibly augmenting other people against their will.


* {{Cyberpunk}}: A science fiction sub-genre that helped spread the idea, though often in an unfavorable light.

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* {{Cyberpunk}}: A science fiction sub-genre that helped spread the idea, though often in [[ScienceIsBad an unfavorable light.light]].
** PostCyberpunk: A counter-genre against Cyberpunk, where it fixes the technological and ethical issues that Cyberpunk exposed without villifying technology as a whole, essentially portraying science in [[ScienceIsGood a neutral or positive light]].

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* LongevityTreatment: A medical treatment that enables someone to live beyond their natural life expectancy.


* ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'' has mechanicum {{Cyborg}}s, [[BioAugmentation augmented]] SuperSoldier SpaceMarines, as well as their [[PsychicPowers psychic]], [[TheCorruption Chaotically]] powered, and {{Cyborg}} versions, [[GeneticEngineeringIsTheNewNuke genetically engineered]] SuperSoldier [[OurOrcsAreDifferent Orks]] who also come with crude cyborknetic and psychic versions, and [[TheUndead undead]] full-body {{Cyborg}} conversions that come in [[OurElvesAreBetter Eldar]] and Franchise/{{Terminator}} rip-off versions. There are undoubtedly countless more examples, [[EverythingTryingToKillYou all of them trying to kill you]].

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* ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'' has mechanicum {{Cyborg}}s, [[BioAugmentation augmented]] SuperSoldier SpaceMarines, as well as their [[PsychicPowers psychic]], [[TheCorruption Chaotically]] powered, and {{Cyborg}} versions, [[GeneticEngineeringIsTheNewNuke genetically engineered]] SuperSoldier [[OurOrcsAreDifferent Orks]] who also come with crude cyborknetic and psychic versions, and [[TheUndead undead]] full-body {{Cyborg}} conversions that come in [[OurElvesAreBetter [[SpaceElves Eldar]] and Franchise/{{Terminator}} rip-off versions. There are undoubtedly countless more examples, [[EverythingTryingToKillYou all of them trying to kill you]].


* The short-lived Creator/DCComics series ''ComicBook/TheNewGuardians'' (unrelated to the later ''Comicbook/GreenLantern'' spinoff) involved a GambitRoulette by the [[Comicbook/GreenLantern Guardians of the Universe]] to turn humanity into a race of transhumans. Unfortunately, the series' execution was lacking, and it's been forgotten. The method for spreading super-genes through the population was to [[EverybodyHasLotsOfSex have sex with as many people as possible;]] ''specifically'' to knock them up; by picking people up in singles bars; despite one member of TheTeam being an apparently sterile cyborg and another being gay.

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* The short-lived Creator/DCComics series ''ComicBook/TheNewGuardians'' (unrelated to the later ''Comicbook/GreenLantern'' spinoff) involved a GambitRoulette by the [[Comicbook/GreenLantern Guardians of the Universe]] to turn humanity into a race of transhumans. Unfortunately, the series' execution was lacking, and it's been forgotten. The method for spreading super-genes through the population was to [[EverybodyHasLotsOfSex have sex with as many people as possible;]] by picking people up in singles bars; ''specifically'' to knock get them up; by picking people up in singles bars; pregnant; despite one member of TheTeam being an apparently sterile cyborg and another being gay.


* The short-lived Creator/DCComics series ''ComicBook/TheNewGuardians'' (unrelated to the later ''Comicbook/GreenLantern'' spinoff) involved a GambitRoulette by the [[Comicbook/GreenLantern Guardians of the Universe]] to turn humanity into a race of transhumans. Unfortunately, the series' execution was lacking, and it's been forgotten. The method for spreading super-genes through the population was to [[EverybodyHasLotsOfSex have sex with as many people as possible;]] by picking people up in singles bars; despite one member of TheTeam being an apparently sterile cyborg and another being gay.

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* The short-lived Creator/DCComics series ''ComicBook/TheNewGuardians'' (unrelated to the later ''Comicbook/GreenLantern'' spinoff) involved a GambitRoulette by the [[Comicbook/GreenLantern Guardians of the Universe]] to turn humanity into a race of transhumans. Unfortunately, the series' execution was lacking, and it's been forgotten. The method for spreading super-genes through the population was to [[EverybodyHasLotsOfSex have sex with as many people as possible;]] ''specifically'' to knock them up; by picking people up in singles bars; despite one member of TheTeam being an apparently sterile cyborg and another being gay.

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