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Cyprus clinic at centre of human egg trafficking probe — AFP

September 14, 2010 • Posted in Asia

Outdoors and Out of Reach, Studying the Brain (NYT)

August 16, 2010 • Posted in Atlas

Scientists create artificial life in laboratory

May 20, 2010 • Posted in Atlas

Effects of low-field magnetic stimulation on brain glucose metabolism

May 14, 2010 • Posted in Medicine & Health



House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee

April 12, 2010 • Posted in Engineering Humans

Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade

Hearing, Thursday June 19: “Genetics and other Human Modification Technologies: Sensible International Regulation or a New Kind of Arms Race.”

Prepared Witness Testimony

Nigel M. de S. Cameron, Ph.D.

President, Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies, Washington, DC Research Professor, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology

Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen:

I am Nigel Cameron, Research Professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology and President of the Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies, a new nonpartisan think tank focused on the policy implications of the technologies that are set to shape tomorrow. It is an honor to be more

“Spiderman,” “The Fantastic Four,” and “Heroes” Will Not be Airing in Reality

April 12, 2010 • Posted in Engineering Humans

Melanie Unruh, R.N., B.S.N. Intern, The Tennessee Center for Bioethics and Culture

November 2007

I admit it. I am a science fiction freak. Although I have never been a reader of comic books, recent movies such as “Spiderman” and “The Fantastic Four,” and the ideas behind the popular television series “Heroes” fascinate me.  As schools have taught that man is the product of genetic evolution, movies and television shows capitalize on this culture, encouraging the idea that we will soon be able to control our own evolution. Most commonly, cultural genetics portrays random mutations or engineered genes as the source of superhuman more