A pair of neuroscientists are working with Major League Baseball to help measure the mental aspects of a batter’s swing

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Stelarc, a 72-year-old Australian, has an ear on his arm. Soon he hopes to attach a small microphone to it so people can, via the internet, listen to whatever it hears

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Iron Man suits might not yet be commonplace, but companies from Ford to Lowe’s are testing new mechanical exoskeletons to enhance — and extend — human strength

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People are starting to alter their own DNA with cheap, easy gene-editing technology. Is it time to regulate CRISPR?

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History tells us that fears about designer babies are exaggerated when it comes to the alteration, deletion, or swapping of genes in human embryos, renowned bioethicist Alta Charo, PhD, said during a TEDMED 2017 talk in Palm Springs, California

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Ronald Green, “The Oxford philosopher Julian Savulescu, among others, has argued that prospective parents engaging in embryo selection using preimplantation genetic diagnosis not only may seek to have genetically enhanced children but are morally obligated do so. I argue that Savulescu is wrong.”

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Anxious About A Big Speech?

October 25, 2017

This startup wants to calm you down — with a cardiac drug you pop like a mint

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The promise of gene therapy has the potential to drastically limit the impact of human disease by altering the make-up of the body’s cells to fight back against deadly invaders. If used recreationally, though, gene therapy could also expand the physical limits of human strength and endurance. Like high-tech steroids, gene therapies could one day be a new way for athletes to dope

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