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‘Perfection’: The future is Meow! Fighting for cyborg rights

Trained molecular biologist Meow-Ludo Disco Gamma Meow-Meow, or Meow for short, is making history with Australia’s first cyborg rights case in court. He’s fighting against the NSW government for his right to implant his train ticket chip into his hand. Josie Hess reports.

Audio report by Josie Hess

Audio journalism students from the Centre for Advancing Journalism worked with mentors from All The Best radio to create content for Science Gallery Melbourne’s show on Perfection.

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