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Transhumanism

Introduction

Bioethics press synthesis

Transhumanism: "The real danger for the future of mankind is the commercialisation of life"

11 December 2017

In an interview with Le Figaro, Jean-Marie le Méné[1], President of the Fondation Lejeune, and Laurent Alexandre[2], surgeon and neurobiologist, compare their...

A brain implant to improve memory

06 December 2017

Scientists at the University of Southern Carolina (USA) have allegedly increased the memory function of volunteers by up to 30% thanks to a brain implant. The...

Robotics: trivialised up-dates give cause for concern

20 November 2017

At the end of October, a humanoid robot was given Saudi nationality (see Humanoid robot awarded Saudi nationality). This week, an android with the...

A humanoid robot obtains Saudi citizenship

06 November 2017

On 25 October, Saudi Arabia granted Saudi citizenship to a humanoid robot, Sophia, created by the  Hanson Robotics Company. This is a world first,...

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