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Is A Simulated Brain Conscious?
Scott Aaronson's answer has implications for C-3PO, the universe and the odds that you are a Boltzmann Brain.
How To Get Rid Of Animal Testing
From chimp to chip
You’re More Likely To Cheat In The Afternoon
A new study finds that the ability to resist the temptation to cheat flags later in the day.
Would A Human Head Transplant Be Ethical?
A couple professors sound off about the ethics of transplanting one human's head onto another human's body.
U.S. Considers Testing A Vaccine Against Weaponized Anthrax For Children
A government bioethics commission says yes, but only under certain circumstances.
Chimps are Unnecessary for Most Research and Should Be Used Sparingly, Report Says
Chimpanzees are only necessary as research subjects in a very limited number of cases, according to an expert committee convened...
Controversy Should Not Stop Us From Developing Memory-Erasing Drugs, Neuroethicist Argues
Less than three weeks from now marks the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, one of the most...
British Academy To Look Into Ethics of Human-Animal Genetic Hybrids
But are they locking the barn door after the horse-men have cantered out?
No Nuke-Wielding Bots in Space, Pleads New Robot Arms Control Committee
ICRAC wants limits on robotic military hardware
Ethics Training For Deadly Drones
A new program seeks to develop ethics for the future's autonomous weapons