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Is your hearing aid or cochlear implant part of your body or merely a piece of property?

cochlear implantBy Dr Rachael Dixon University of Birmingham The law as it stands operates on a person-thing distinction meaning law applies to either a person or a thing. Advances in medical device technology have seen persons and things become increasingly intertwined. Many people have become ‘Everyday Cyborgs’. This is a term we use in our research […]

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