The Bioethics Film Festival Wants Scientists to Heed the Warnings of Science-Fiction
The Penn Bioethics Film fest is trying to start a public dialog about the real scientific issues that appear in films such as 'Ex Machina,' and 'Her.'
Scientists Argue the US Ban on Human Gene Editing Will Leave It Behind
After a ban on germline editing, researchers say the US 'is ceding its leadership in this arena to other nations.'
Dolly the Sheep Clones Are Ageing Just Fine
20 years after Dolly, researchers say cloned sheep are ageing healthily.
A Bioethicist Argues for Engineering Babies That Will Have an Easy Life
Bioethicist Julian Savulescu reckons there's nothing wrong with genetically engineering a child that'll have it easy. In fact, he thinks we're morally obligated.
Is It Ethical to Grow Human Organs Inside Animal Chimeras?
Even if creating human-animal “chimeras” is not intrinsically wrong, is there an ethical problem in experimenting on and harvesting organs from a creature that is part-human?
A Bioethicist Explains All the Important Lessons We Can Learn from 'The Golden Girls'
Who would've thought that you could learn so much about life's Tough Questions from an 80s sitcom about four older women?
The First Real Smart Drug? Researchers Say Modafinil Works
And has no preponderance for side effects.
Should Our Brains Count as Courtroom Evidence?
Judges in the future could tap straight into criminal brains and nip second offenders before they’ve had a chance to do it again, says the Obama administration.
When Does an Animal Become a Drone?
We've hijacked animals for their non-human abilities since before Alexander rode elephants in battle. But what about when we take over an animal's brain?
Jacked-In Soldiers and Military Neuroethics: An Interview with Bioethicist Jonathan Moreno
When our brains pretty much define who we are, what happens when you start adding tech in there? And what happens when you take it away?
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
War in Our Heads: A Chat With Jonathan Moreno
America's leading bioethicist talks brain implants, drones, and military tech hitting the civilian world.
Is Bioengineering More Efficient Humans the Solution to Climate Change?
Forget CFLs, hybrid cars, and organic jeans. Buying our way out of climate change -- even if it's green consumption -- "won't get us far":http://motherboard.vice.com/2012/2/27/how-the-lorax-got-polluted. We've got around seven billion people on Earth...