No, There Has Not Been a Successful Human Head Transplant — and There May Never Be

"It's despicable and dangerous for real science."

November 20, 2017

We’ll Soon Have the Power to Decode and Manipulate the Human Brain

We'll also manipulate people's emotions and decisions.

November 14, 2017

Growing Human Mini Brains in Rats Isn’t an Ethical Concern…Yet

Experts say they could gain consciousness in the far future.

November 11, 2017

An Artificial Intelligence Has Officially Been Granted Residency

This is a "world first."

November 6, 2017

The Rights of Synthetic Lifeforms is the Next Great Civil Rights Controversy

Will self-aware bots be people or property?

October 26, 2017

Digital Technology May Start a New Scientific Revolution in Social Research

Because scientific revolutions start with the invention of new instruments.

September 26, 2017

Germany Drafts World’s First Ethical Guidelines for Self-Driving Cars

This is a bold thrust into the nascent world of AI ethics.

August 25, 2017

How to Make AI Forget

AI memory raises concerns related to privacy, law and ethics.

August 21, 2017

IBM is Challenging Congress’s Apocalyptic Perceptions of AI

The technological goliath will lobby congress later this week, encouraging them to look at the positives

July 6, 2017

Berkeley Biologist: “CRISPR Gene Editing Will Cure Genetic Disease”

“But globally we need to come up with a consensus on moving forward in a responsible way."

June 8, 2017
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